Qatar remains India’s dominant supplier. But its share has been gradually falling. For April to December 2015, the first nine months of the Indian 2015-16 financial year, Qatar provided 60% of the country’s total LNG purchases (6.45mn tons out of a total of 10.74mn tons) with this falling to just 50% for Q4 2015. These figures are way down on 82% for 2014-15 and a whopping 89% for 2013-14 (see graph).

Qatari LNG exports to India were at 10.90mn tons for the 2014-15 fiscal year (ending in March 2015), down from 11.58mn tons the year before. (CONTINUED - 1092 WORDS)