Japan And China’s Natural Gas Needs And How This Relates to America
- Jun 29, 2019 9:34 am GMT
Japan continues to be the world’s 3rd biggest economy in terms of GDP (despite 20 years of low economic growth because of high taxes primarily because of universal health care). As a result, it is a major energy consumer with every-growing need to consume natural gas.
Japan’s Dependence on Gas Imports
Japan has historically remained edgy about its heavy import dependence for natural gas and other forms of energy. The country realized in the 1970s that it cannot afford to depend only on gas from the Middle East (following the oil embargoes of that era).
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