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Thailand surpasses 2017 imports by November

Thailand’s LNG imports were up by 32% year on year in November as the country surpassed volumes received in 2017 with a month to spare Thailand’s LNG imports were up by 32% year on year in November as the country surpassed volumes received in 2017 with a month to spare.
By Andrew Walker 10 January 2019 0 33824

Thai LNG imports, November 2018

Country Volume, thousand tons Value, $ mln Price, $/MMBtu Price in 2017, $/MMBtu Price in 2016, $/MMBtu
Qatar 184.83 118.38 12.36 8.35 7.00
Nigeria 116.02 64.35 10.71
Malaysia 57.02 28.48 9.64 6.69
Trinidad 55.08 33.48 11.73
Total 412.95 244.69
Average 11.44 7.67 7.00
Source: Thai Ministry of Commerce

Thailand imported 32% more LNG in November 2018 compared with a year earlier, receiving more than 400,000 tons for the month. This brought total imports for the year to 4.2 mt, exceeding imports in 2017 as a whole.

Thailand’s LNG imports by month

Cumulative imports for the year to November 2018 were up by 12% compared with the...