Oil and gas prices decline in Kazakhstan in December
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 5 / Trend, E. Kosolapova/
Oil prices in Kazakhstan decreased by 0.7 in December, while natural gas price declined by 0.4 percent during this period, Kazakh Statistics Agency reported on Wednesday.
"Last month liquefied propane and butane prices decreased by 1.6 percent, oil prices dropped by 0.7 percent, gasoline - 0.5 percent, natural gas - 0.4 percent, diesel fuel - 0.3 percent. Meanwhile, metallic ores prices rose by 13.4 percent, fuel oil - by 12.4 percent in this period," the agency said.
According to the agency, rolled steel price in December declined by 3.3 percent, aluminum price rose by 5.8 percent, zinc increased in prices by 5.1 percent, copper - by 2.3 percent, precious metals - by 1.4 percent, lead - by 0.3 percent.