Japan LNG imports in July rise 5.7 pct

Japan LNG imports in July rise 5.7 pct

Japan, the world’s biggest buyer of liquefied natural gas, imported 7.84 million tonnes of LNG in July, a rise of 5.7 percent from July in 2013, the country’s Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday.

The country imported 52.1 million tonnes of LNG in January-July period.

Japan’s LNG imports have been rising steadily after it shut all its nuclear reactors in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in 2011.

LNG World News Staff, August 20, 2014

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