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    Australian east coast LNG exports up 3% in Apr

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Exports to China were up 23% year/year.

by: Shardul Sharma

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Australian east coast LNG exports up 3% in Apr

LNG exports from three projects on the Australian east coast came to 1.99mn metric tons in April, up 3.1% year/year, according to the latest data published by Gladstone Ports Corporation. The exports were flat month/month.

China imported 1.37mn mt of LNG last month, up 23.4% yr/yr, the data showed. South Korea imported 296,870 mt as against 283,194 mt in the same month of last year while shipments to Malaysia totalled 185,730 mt, slightly down from 187,620 mt last year.    

The three projects exported 22.36mn mt in 2020, up over 1% yr/yr despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The projects are APLNG; Gladstone LNG and Queensland Curtis LNG.