By Osamu Tsukimori
TOKYO, June 2 Japan's biggest buyers of
liquefied natural gas (LNG) are boosting trading offices for the
fuel at home and overseas as they deal with excess supplies, a
Reuters survey showed.
Japan is the world's biggest buyer of LNG and takes in about
one-third of global shipments. Many of the country's buyers have
too much supply under contract but have won more flexible terms
that allow them to resell cargoes to third parties.
Japanese trading hou