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Asia Pacific Price trends

May 2017

Price trends

Average LNG import prices have seen gains in Northeast Asia as prices across the major importers have risen in the same month for the first time since May 2014.

Japan’s average LNG import price was $7.7/MMBtu in March – a rise of 6% year on year. Prices in South Korea were up by 8% on an annual basis, to $7.8/MMBtu, while in China prices were up by 4%, to reach around $7/MMBtu. Taiwan saw the greatest annual gains in the region, with prices rising by...