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Eurpoe and Asia Pacific dominate LNG imports

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Europe and Asia Pacific dominate LNG imports

  • Liquefied natural gas trade supplies one-third of natural gas demand growth from 2016 to 2040
  • Together, Asia Pacific and Europe account for about 85 percent of liquefied natural gas imports in 2016 and 95 percent of the growth from 2016 to 2040
  • Europe leverages competitive liquefied natural gas to diversify its natural gas import portfolio
  • Air quality management is a key driver for China’s and India’s natural gas demand growth
  • Other Asia Pacific importers utilize liquefied natural gas to fill existing natural gas infrastructure as domestic natural gas supplies plateau or decline
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