East Asian LNG at Post-Fukushima Low Amid Dwindling Demand

SINGAPORE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

East Asian front-month spot LNG prices have fallen to their lowest levels since March 2011 amid lacklustre demand in the region. However, traders anticipate a strong rebound in early negotiations for deliveries over the coming winter.

ICIS LNG Analyst, Simon Ellis, reports on August LNG contract prices using the ICIS East Asia Index (EAX), which is calculated using an arithmetic average of the delivered ex-ship (DES) front month and second month ahead assessments for Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and China. The index provides a measure of the commodity's value across the East Asia region and is a reliable LNG reference price for the region as it incorporates a wider pool of demand centres.

In addition, Simon also gives further details on the LNG supply and demand key drivers over the last month. Read the full article at http://www.icis.com/press-releases/asian-lng-low-demand/.

About ICIS 

ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have more than 30 years' experience in providing pricing information, news, analysis and consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.

With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has employees based in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Milan, Mumbai, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Yantai, Tokyo and Perth.

ICIS is a division of Reed Business Information, part of Reed Elsevier Plc.

About Reed Business Information 

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For further information about this release, please contact:
Jeniffer Sy
jeniffer.sy@icis.com
Direct line: +65-6780-4352

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