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Asia Pacific Consumption

June 2018

Increased nuclear output in Japan and rising coal and nuclear generation in South Korea is set to limit the outlook for gas.

Japanese gas demand is estimated to have risen by around 4% on an annual basis to reach 37 billion cubic metres in Q1 2018, but this level of growth is not expected to be sustained over the coming months. Temperatures will be above average in July, however, Japan also experienced above-average temperatures last July, with periods of severe heat hitting parts of the country...