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    Japanese LNG imports up 9% in June

Summary

Imports were up month/month as well.

by: Shardul Sharma

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Japanese LNG imports up 9% in June

Japanese LNG imports in June came in at 5.7mn metric tons, up 8.5% year/year, according to the provisional data released on July 21 by the country’s finance ministry. Imports were up 15% month/month.

The data showed that LNG imports from the Middle East rose 6.9% yr/yr while imports from Russia increased 83.7% yr/yr. Japan’s LNG imports from Asian sources were down 13.4% yr/yr while imports from the US were up 162% yr/yr.