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Japan's LNG imports hit 5-year high as cold bites

Imports of LNG rise to nearly 8.7 million tonnes in January, up 8 per cent from December

Unusually frigid conditions swept parts of Japan in January.


JAPANESE imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) hit their highest in at least five years in January, with shipments expected to continue at a brisk pace this month as freezing weather keeps its grip on the world's top buyer of the fuel.

Japan's imports of LNG rose to...

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