GIIGNL releases 2022 Annual Report

May 5, 2022

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Today, GIIGNL released its 2022 Annual Report which summarizes the key figures and trends of the LNG industry in 2021.

As main highlights it can be noted that in 2021:

• A total of 372.3 MT were imported, representing a 4.5% growth, compared to the 356.1 MT imported in 2020,
• 136.3 MT were imported on a spot or short-term basis, representing 36.6% of total trade, compared with 40% in 2020,
• China overtook Japan as leading LNG importer, with 79.3 MT, a 15% growth over 2020
• US LNG accounted for 18% of global supply,
• Global regasification capacity reached 993 MTPA with 7 new regasification terminals coming on stream during the year,
• Global liquefaction capacity reached 462 MTPA
• The LNG carrier fleet comprised 700 vessels at the end of 2021.

The full report can be downloaded here

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