Korea, the world’s number three LNG importer after Japan and China, imported a bumper 5.14mn tons of LNG for February, the second highest figure on record after February 2021. Combined Jan-Feb volumes of 9.96mn tons are up 17% year-on-year for the highest ever figure for the first two months of the year.

Having overtaken Qatar as top supplier for the first time on an annual basis for 2022 (MEES, 20 January), Australia cemented its position for Jan-Feb 2023 with 2.39mn tons versus just 1.47mn tons (down 17% year-on-year) for Qatar. (CONTINUED - 163 WORDS)