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Japan’s LNG imports up 6.5% year on year in October

Japan imported 6.5 mt of LNG in October, putting the country’s cumulative imports for the year on par with the first ten months of 2017 Japan imported 6.5 mt of LNG in October, putting the country’s cumulative imports for the year on par with the first ten months of 2017.
By Andrew Walker 10 December 2018 0 33607
Chart showing Japan's LNG import volumes in October

Japan imported 6.5 mt of LNG in October, an increase of 6.5% year on year. This puts Japan’s imports for the first 10 months of the year level with the same period in 2017, at 69.3 mt. A relatively mild start to the winter could see volumes fall on an annual basis in the final two months for the year. This would see Japan’s imports for 2018 as a whole fall compared with...