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South Korea’s LNG imports down in September

Volumes imported by the country fell by 24.8% year on year last month, in line with the declining trend seen in previous months Volumes imported by the country fell by 24.8% year on year last month, in line with the declining trend seen in previous months.
By Menelaos Vakalopoulos 14 October 2019 Asia Pacific / Supply & Demand 0 34676
Chart showing South Korea's LNG imports by month

South Korean LNG imports reached 2.5 mt in September, down by 24.8% on annual basis and 30.6% on monthly basis. The country imported 29 mt of LNG over the first nine months of 2019, 8% less than the same period in 2018.

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