LNG

South Korea’s Q3 LNG imports up 17% year on year

Volumes amounted to around 9 mt over the quarter, driven in part by continued nuclear outages Volumes amounted to around 9 mt over the quarter, driven in part by continued nuclear outages.
By Andrew Walker 5 November 2018 0 33161
Chart showing South Korea's LNG imports by volume in September

The volume of LNG imported by South Korea was up by 42% on an annual basis in September and by 17% year on year in Q3. Volumes for the quarter amounted to just below 9.0 mt compared with 9.7 mt for Q2 and 13.0 mt for Q1.

Imports for the first nine months of the year hit 31.7 mt, 16% higher year on year and putting the country on track to import...