Japan 2013 LNG Imports at 87.49 Million Tonnes

Japan, the world’s biggest buyer of liquefied natural gas, imported 87.49 million tonnes of LNG in 2013, up 2 percent from 2012, the country’s Ministry of Finance said on Monday.

Japan paid a record $68.98 billion for LNG imports in 2013.

The country imported 8.09 million tonnes of LNG in December, a rise of 4.9 percent compared to the same month in 2012.

Japan’s LNG imports have been rising steadily year on year, due to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 which caused Japan to shut down its nuclear industry.

LNG World News Staff, January 27, 2014

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Apr 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 1 2 3 4 5

Downstream 2019

Renowned as the most significant global meeting place for Downstream professionals…

read more >

Central and Eastern Europe SSLNG Forum

SSLNG projects are important for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) because they offer opportunities for solving issues…

read more >

Klaipeda LNG Forum 2019

Klaipėda LNG forum 2019 organised by Klaipėda Science and Technology Park, Klaipėdos nafta and Embassy of the Netherlands will take place on the 15-16 May at Klaipėda Castle’s site hall, Lithuania.

read more >

Flame 2019

Flame is Europe’s largest gathering of midstream gas & LNG players, bringing together everyone who matters – from producers to utilities, purchasers, infrastructure providers, traders, regulators and policy makers.

 

More info

read more >