Asia’s LNG challenges and its vision to compete economically

Growth in LNG trade in Japan, China, India and ASEAN 2011-2017
Growth in LNG trade in Japan, China, India and ASEAN 2011-2017

The strategic vision of creating an interconnected gas-to-gas market and trading gas hubs in East Asia is essential to lowering LNG costs for Asia’s natural gas market - projected to become the second-largest in the world by 2015. Major change is the only way for Asia to compete economically against the United States where LNG prices are up to six times cheaper.

<i>As the Asia-Pacific region is absorbing the biggest part of the rising global LNG trade over the next decades, its future regional LNG trade will have global implications for other regional gas markets. Singapore, Japan, China and South Korea have declared their interest in encouraging competition on their gas markets...

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