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    Japanese LNG Imports Drop 6% in Oct


Imports were down month on month and year on year.

by: Shardul Sharma

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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.