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Japan LNG long-term outlook 2016

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Report summary

While Japan is the world’s largest LNG market, future demand is in a state of flux. Nuclear capacity is returning, while market liberalisation is creating uncertainty for Japan's largest LNG buyers. In turn this is impacting contracting behaviour and trends.

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    Policy and regulation

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Tables and charts

This report includes 11 images and tables including:


  • LNG infrastructure
  • Japanese LNG contracts volumes by price indexation
  • Historical LNG imports
  • Breakeven cost stack of potential LNG supplies into market
  • Contracts: Image 2
  • Contracted LNG supply position versus available regasification capacity
  • Seasonal Profile
  • Contracted LNG outlook


  • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Key Players
  • Recent LNG contracts (2015 and 2016)

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