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US LNG exports shift to Asia in 2017

Asia Pacific accounted for the largest share of LNG exports from the United States in 2017, exceeding Latin America Asia Pacific accounted for the largest share of LNG exports from the United States in 2017, exceeding Latin America.
By Andrew Walker 12 February 2018 0 29529
US LNG exports, by country of destination

The United States exported 13 mt of LNG in 2017, according to statistics from the Department of Energy. Around 42% of exports were delivered to Asia, with China and South Korea the two biggest importers of US LNG in the region. Mexico was the largest importer of US LNG overall, with imports exceeding 2.8 mt, or around 22% of the total.

US LNG exports, 2016
US LNG exports, 2017

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