LNG

India’s LNG imports up 21% in Q3

The country imported 5.57 mt of LNG in the third quarter of this year compared with 4.60 mt in the same period last year The country imported 5.57 mt of LNG in the third quarter of this year compared with 4.60 mt in the same period last year.
By Andrew Walker 26 November 2018 0 33439

India’s LNG imports increased by 21% year on year in Q3 as the country’s demand for the fuel continued to rise rapidly. Imports were up by 30% for the first nine months of 2018 compared with the same period in 2017. 

Chart showing Indian LNG imports by quarter

Imports for Q3 2018 were 4% lower than they were in Q2 and 3% lower than they were in Q1, but they were nevertheless higher than in any quarter of 2017. India has imported an...