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Asia Pacific Consumption

March 2018

Weather-related demand supported gas consumption in Northeast Asia at the start of the year but may provide limited support during the summer.

Gas demand in Northeast Asia received a boost from cold weather at the start of the year. In South Korea, sales by state-owned Kogas were up by 20% and 13% on an annual basis in January and February respectively as lower temperatures drove up heating-related consumption and overall gas use. This followed growth in gas demand at the end of last year. South Korean...