Japanese and Korean LNG imports down in October

Japan's LNG imports fell for a third consecutive month in October, while South Korea saw the first year-on-year decline in volumes for 2017 Japan's LNG imports fell for a third consecutive month in October, while South Korea saw the first year-on-year decline in volumes for 2017.
By Andrew Walker 4 December 2017 0 28642
Chart showing Japanese LNG imports in October 2017

Japan’s LNG imports fell on an annual basis for the third month in a row in October. Volumes came to 6.14 mt, down by 2.3% compared with the same month last year. Imports over the first 10 months of 2017 were up by 1.5% compared with the first 10 months of 2016. The total cost of LNG delivered to Japan between January and October was up by 19% year on year, an increase of...

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