Supply & Demand

Japan’s LNG imports fall 13% in September

Japan’s imports of LNG dropped to 5.8 mt in September, contributing to a 5% decline in volumes received over Q3 Japan’s imports of LNG dropped to 5.8 mt in September, contributing to a 5% decline in volumes received over Q3.
By Andrew Walker 9 November 2017 0 28310
Japanese LNG volumes, September

Japanese LNG import volumes decreased by 12.7% year on year in September, to 5.8 mt, their lowest level since May last year. Japan’s LNG imports increased for six of the first nine months of the year, however, and total imports for 2017 remain up by around 2% compared with the same period in 2016. Imports for Q3 2017 were down by around 5%, or 1.1 mt, compared with Q3 2016. Imports were up by 6% and 5% on...