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Asia Pacific Trade

July 2018

Japan’s LNG imports saw annual growth in May, but imports are estimated to have fallen in H1 as a whole.

Japan’s LNG imports rose by 2.7% on an annual basis in May, to 6.4 mt. However, this followed declines seen earlier in the year, and imports for 2018 as a whole are likely to fall on an annual basis. Imports between January and May fell by 1.5% year on year, to 36.5 mt. Although hotter than average temperatures are forecast to dominate in much of the...