Data & Tech

A case study showing how to use Kpler’s proprietary data for better analysis of long-term freight dynamics in the Asian LNG market


Japan’s LNG stocks rose well-above previous year levels in September as the country faces the prospect of another cold winter. Despite high spot cargo availability and record low spot LNG prices last summer, the country failed to build adequate inventories ahead of winter 2020-21, causing a rush to secure expensive last-minute supplies when cold weather hit in January.