Asian buyers ramp up gas storage ahead of winter

Wednesday, 14 September 2022

September and October – the crucial pre-winter shoulder months – will determine how much Asia’s major swing LNG buyers, Japan and South Korea, will have to buy at short notice to fill their gas storages before the start of the winter. ICIS analysts say the two countries bought a combined 5.5 million tonnes of spot LNG during this period last year.

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