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  • 23 January 2020

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

  • 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 […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Japan’s LNG imports increased slightly in June, showing signs of recovery following several monthly declines due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The world’s largest importer of LNG received 5.26 million tonnes of the fuel last month, up 1.2 percent from a year earlier and representing the first monthly rise in volumes this year. […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2015

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

  • 17 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Japan’s monthly liquefied natural gas imports continued to decline in May due to the effects of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Japan, the world’s largest importer of LNG, received 4.51 million tonnes of the fuel last month, down 18.9 per cent from a year earlier and representing the fifth monthly drop in volumes this year. The […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose 7.8 percent in September when compared to the same month a year ago, according to the provisional data released by Japan’s Ministry of Finance on Thursday. Japan, the world’s top LNG buyer, imported 6.27 million tonnes of LNG last month compared to 5.82 million tonnes in September […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) remained flat in July 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 6.81 million tonnes of LNG last month, down just 0.1 percent as compared to July 2017, the […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]