Japan poised with billions to boost LNG

Only two years after Japan invested USD 10 billion in LNG, the country is again ready to spend the same sum to bolster its LNG operations.

Photo: Issei Kato/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

The world's largest LNG importer is ready to invest another USD 10 billion in global LNG projects.

The investment will be particularly aimed at new markets in South and South East Asia, said Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Isshu Sugawara on Thursday during an LNG conference in Tokyo, several media report.

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