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February 21, 2014 06:30 ET

Creation of LNG and Electricity Futures Market in Japan Gains Steam, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 21, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Last year, Japan announced that it would consider opening a liquefied natural gas (LNG) futures market. The proposal was not surprising, given Japan's status as the world's largest importer of LNG. Later, the government began investigating a proposed "total freedom" law, roughly translated, that would allow smaller independent power producers and other non-utility entities to participate more fully in the electricity market, according to Japanese news accounts.

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