Japan receives LNG cargo from Russia May 9 on Cyprus-flagged ship in compliance with government policy

Monday, 09 May 2022

Japan, which was receiving an LNG cargo from Russia on May 9, said it would gradually phase out Russian oil imports as part of a Group of Seven sanctions response to the invasion of Ukraine, though would retain its stakes in certain joint ventures, including the Sakhalin LNG and oil projects in the Russian Far East.

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