European LNG imports increased by 12% year on year in 2017, according to the European Commission’s quarterly gas and power market report, which was released last week.
The rise came despite a sharp decline in the UK and Belgium, where imports fell by 38% and 40% respectively.
Imports increased in Spain, France, Italy, Greece and Poland, among other countries.
LNG imports increased by 16% in Q4 2017 compared with the same period in 2016, the report said.
EU gas demand increased by 6% year on year....