Asian LNG derivatives trade surges on increased hedging

Volumes of Asian LNG derivatives have surged recently amid an increase in demand for hedging, fuelling speculation that a much-anticipated gas derivatives market for Asia is finally emerging

Structural changes to the physical market for liquefied natural gas – more buyers, more sellers and shorter, more flexible contracts – are creating an increased demand for hedging worldwide, say banks and brokers, triggering an appetite for Asia-based hedging instruments in particular. In the past 18 months, volumes of Asian LNG derivatives have increased six-fold, according to data from S&P Global Platts.

This is fuelling expectations that a long-awaited derivatives market for Asian LNG is

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

Chartis Energy50 2023

The latest iteration of Chartis' Energy50 2023 ranking and report considers the key issues in today’s energy space, and assesses the vendors operating within it

2021 brings big changes to the carbon market landscape

ZE PowerGroup Inc. explores how newly launched emissions trading systems, recently established task forces, upcoming initiatives and the new US President, Joe Biden, and his administration can further the drive towards tackling the climate crisis

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here