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Americas Trade

December 2018

Rising pipeline gas supplies from the US could significantly reduce Mexico’s demand for LNG in 2019.

Mexico has been Latin America’s biggest LNG consumer so far in 2018; the country imported 4.78 mt of the fuel in the first 11 months of 2018, marking a year-on-year increase of 10.1%. The rise was the result of Mexico’s declining gas production and technical issues affecting pipeline supplies from the US in H1 2018. Nevertheless, LNG accounted for only around 13% of Mexico’s gas imports in the first nine...