• Kyodo


Japan urged Russia during a ministerial meeting Thursday to lower the price of liquefied natural gas.

Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Toshimitsu Motegi asked for “a competitive price” for LNG from Russia in a meeting with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, noting Japan is expected to start importing lower-priced shale gas from the United States in 2017, Japanese officials said.

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