South Korea’s LNG imports rose by 17.6% to hit a record 44.3mn tons for 2018 topping the previous record of 39.9mn tons set in 2013. Qatar not only remains top supplier to the world’s #3 LNG importer, volumes were at the highest level ever, hitting 14.30mn tons for 2018. Qatar’s market share, which has come under threat from Australia and latterly the US, rose for the first time in three years in 2018. But at 32.3% Qatar’s share remains well shy of 2015’s record...