Supply & Demand

South Korea’s LNG imports rise by 13% in August

Disruption at South Korea's nuclear power plants has boosted the country's LNG demand this year Disruption at South Korea's nuclear power plants has boosted the country's LNG demand this year.
By Andrew Walker 11 October 2018 0 32861
South Korean LNG imports per month

South Korea’s LNG imports rose on an annual basis for the seventh consecutive month in August. Imports were up by around 13% for the month, while the total for the first eight months of the year was up by 14%. This puts the country on a path to import more than 40 mt of LNG in 2018 as a whole, up from 27.6 mtpa in 2017.

South Korean LNG imports, August

Country Volume, mt Value, $ million Cost,...