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Americas Trade

September 2018

Prospects for mild weather between September and November will reduce Latin America’s LNG requirements.

The key Latin American LNG consumers saw strong demand for LNG between June and August. Below-average temperatures in parts of Brazil and Argentina boosted LNG requirements in both countries, whereas issues with US pipeline gas supplies resulted in Mexico also taking more LNG. Consequently, the region imported 6.69 mt of LNG during the period, marking a rise of 17.8% on an annual basis. Nevertheless, milder seasonal weather will dent the region’s need...