Aussie east coast LNG exports up 4% in 2020-21
LNG exports from the three projects on the Australian east coast came in at record 23mn metric tons in the 12 months to June 30, up almost 4% year/year, according to the latest data published by Gladstone Ports Corp.
China was the biggest buyer and imported 15.8mn metric tons of LNG, up 4.6% yr/yr, the data showed. South Korea imported 3.2mn mt, almost the same as the previous year while Malaysia imported 1.7mn mt, down from 1.92mn mt. Japan imported 1.3mn metric tons, up from 1.2mn mt in the previous year, the data showed.
The three east coast projects are APLNG; Gladstone LNG and Queensland Curtis LNG.