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Japan sees strong start to 2018 LNG imports

Japan’s LNG imports were up by 7% in February year on year as a result of low temperatures and higher demand for gas Japan’s LNG imports were up by 7% in February year on year as a result of low temperatures and higher demand for gas.
By Andrew Walker 9 April 2018 0 30328
Chart showing Japanese LNG imports by month
Chart showing Japan's LNG imports in February

Japan’s LNG imports were up by 7% year on year in February but largely level compared with the previous month. Imports for the first two months of 2018 combined exceeded 16.5 mt, up by 3% compared with the same period in 2017. Japan received two cargoes that had been reloaded during the month, one in Singapore and the other in the Netherlands. These were two of...