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South Korea’s LNG imports up 5% in April

South Korea imported 3.36 mt of LNG in April, bringing an end to a three-month streak of imports falling on an annual basis South Korea imported 3.36 mt of LNG in April, bringing an end to a three-month streak of imports falling on an annual basis.
By Andrew Walker 22 May 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG 0 34236
Chart showing South Korea's LNG imports by month, 2017-2019

South Korea’s LNG imports were up in April by 5% year on year and 21% month on month. Volumes were down by nearly 20% on an annual basis in Q1 as mild winter weather and high inventories at LNG terminals meant there was little need for additional cargoes.

South Korea’s LNG imports were significantly higher than average in February and March 2018 because of a lack of nuclear generation, with around half the country’s...