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Posted March 27, 2017Today in Energy

Growing global liquefied natural gas trade could support market hub development in Asia ›

Asia is the world’s largest consumer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), accounting for three-quarters of global LNG trade and one-third of total global natural gas trade. However, the region lacks a pricing benchmark that can reliably reflect supply and demand changes in Asia’s natural gas markets. More

Source: EIA, based on the International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers annual report


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