26 April 2013

The LNG Industry 2012

International Group of LNG Importers has published report The LNG Industry 2012.

On the supply side, 5 countries out of a total of 18 made up 67% of global LNG export.

On the demand side, Japan and South Korea's combined share was around 53% of global import. Japan was buying from all exporting countries and recorded an 11% growth year on year.
Asia accounted for 71% of global LNG demand.

The share of spot and short-term trades remains stable, around 25% of total LNG trade.