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  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas continued to decline this year and they dropped for the third consecutive month in March. Japan, the world’s largest importer of LNG, received 7.2 million tonnes of the fuel last month, down 1.2 per cent from a year earlier. March LNG imports cost Japan about $3.56 billion, a decline […]

  • 23 January 2020

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) slipped slightly during the last month of 2019. 

  • 18 March 2016

    Japan’s imports of liquefied natural gas reached 7.43 million mt in February, down 3.8 percent as compared to the same month in 2015.

  • 19 February 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) declined 0.5 percent in January as compared to the same month a year ago, according to the provisional data released by Japan’s Ministry of Finance. Japan imported 8.26 million tonnes of LNG last month as compared to 8.30 million tonnes in January 2017. The data shows that Japan […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) dropped 2.6 percent in March as compared to the same month a year ago, according to the provisional data released by Japan’s Ministry of Finance. Japan, the world’s top LNG buyer, imported 7.93 million tonnes of LNG last month. These imports were also down from the previous month […]

  • 23 May 2016

    Japan’s imports of liquefied natural gas dropped 3.3 percent in April, preliminary data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance showed on Monday. The world’s largest buyer of the chilled fuel imported 6.38 million mt of LNG in April, as compared to 6.6 million mt in the same month a year ago. Japan paid about US$2.11 billion […]

  • 25 July 2016

    Imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by world’s largest consumer of the chilled fuel, Japan dropped 5.6 percent in June as compared to the same month a year ago. Japan imported 6.26 million mt of LNG in June, provisional data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance showed on Monday. The country’s coal imports for power generation […]

  • 18 February 2016

    Japan’s imports of liquefied natural gas reached 7.24 million mt in January, a drop of 14.1 percent as compared to the same month a year before. The world’s largest buyer of chilled gas paid 349,845 million yen (US$3.7 billion) for imports in January, down 55.4 percent as compared to 2015, preliminary data from Japan’s Ministry […]

  • 19 March 2019

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) during the month of February dropped 11.4 percent compared to the same month a year ago, according to the provisional data released by Japan’s Ministry of Finance.

  • 19 April 2019

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) during the month of March dropped 8.1 percent compared to the same month a year ago, according to the provisional data released by Japan’s Ministry of Finance.

  • 18 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    Japan’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports dropped by 15 percent in November year-on-year, according to the provisional data released by the country’s Ministry of Finance. The world’s largest buyer of the chilled fuel imported 6.41 million mt of LNG last month as compared to 7.54 million mt in November 2016. Japan paid about $2.63 billion […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Vessels

    Japan’s price of spot liquefied natural gas contracted in January averaged $7.1 per mmBtu on DES basis, down 30 cents from the previous month. The average LNG price for cargoes contracted last month in Japan was also the lowest since Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) started publishing monthly reports in March 2014. To […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose 6.5 percent in October when compared to the same month a year ago, according to the provisional data released by Japan’s Ministry of Finance. Japan, the world’s top LNG buyer, imported 6.54 million tonnes of LNG last month compared to 6.14 million tonnes in October 2017, the […]

  • 11 November 2015

    Japan’s price of spot liquefied natural gas contracted in October averaged US$7.6 per mmBtu on DES basis.

  • 20 June 2016

    Imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by world’s largest consumer of the chilled fuel, Japan dropped 4 percent in May when compared to the same month a year ago, provisional data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance showed on Monday. Japan’s imports in May decreased to 5.52 million mt of LNG while the country’s coal imports for […]

  • 26 January 2015

    Japan, the world’s biggest buyer of liquefied natural gas, imported 88.51 million tonnes of LNG in 2014, up 1.2 percent from 2013, the country’s Ministry of Finance said on Monday. Japan paid a record $66.67 billion for LNG imports in 2014, a rise of 11.2 percent from a year earlier, according to the data. The […]

  • 25 May 2015

    Japan’s imports of liquefied natural gas dropped 8.5 percent in April, as compared to the same month a year ago, preliminary data from the Ministry of Finance reveals.

  • 17 September 2015

    Japan’s imports of liquefied natural gas rose 0.2 percent in August as compared to the same month a year ago. The world’s largest buyer of the chilled gas imported 7.06 million tonnes of LNG last month, preliminary data from the Ministry of Finance reveals. Japan paid 414,973 million yen for imports in August, down 30.2 percent […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Japan recorded a drop in imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in April, according to the Ministry of Finance’ preliminary data.

  • 20 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    Japan’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports dropped by 2.3 percent in October year-on-year, according to the provisional data released by the country’s Ministry of Finance. The world’s largest buyer of the chilled fuel imported 6.14 million mt of LNG last month as compared to 6.28 million mt in October 2016. Japan paid about $2.5 billion […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose 6.5 percent in February as compared to the same month a year ago, according to the provisional data released by Japan’s Ministry of Finance. Japan, the world’s top LNG buyer, increased its imports to 8.29 million tonnes of LNG last month, boosted by colder weather and winter demand. […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Japan’s LNG importing giant JERA signed a heads of agreement with Diamond Gas International, a Mitsubishi Corporation company, for the sale and purchase of the chilled fuel from LNG Canada project.