The end of the LNG destination clause?



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Report summary

On 28th July, Japan's Free Trade Commission said that clauses in some LNG contracts that prevent resale of LNG are likely to be anti-competitive. As the world's leading LNG buyer - Japan will set the trend for other players in Asia and beyond.  

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  • Event
    • LNG Sellers in Australia and Russia to be hit by loss of profit sharing in FOB contracts
    • Where Japan leads others will follow

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  • Summary implications for different types of LNG contracts


  • Largest non-US FOB contracts into Japan

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