Japanese LNG Imports Drop 6% in Oct
Japan’s LNG imports in October came in at 5.94mn metric tons, down 5.7% yr/yr, according to the provisional data released by the country’s finance ministry on November 18. Month on month the decline was even bigger, at 8.6%.
Despite the recent trend, Japan remains the world's biggest LNG importer. In the 12 months ending March 31 2020, the country imported 76.5mn mt of LNG, down 5% yr/yr.