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Turkey cuts import-export operations with liquefied gas

Oil&Gas Materials 1 July 2013 16:47 (UTC +04:00)
Imports of liquefied natural gas to Turkey in March 2013 amounted to 234,720 tons, reducing by 0.8 percent in comparison with the same period in 2012, the Energy Market Regulatory Authority of Turkey (EPDK) reported.

Azerbaijan, Baku, July 1 / Trend A.Taghiyeva /

Imports of liquefied natural gas to Turkey in March 2013 amounted to 234,720 tons, reducing by 0.8 percent in comparison with the same period in 2012, the Energy Market Regulatory Authority of Turkey (EPDK) reported.

Exporting countries

March 2012

March 2013

Difference

imports (in thousands of tons)

imports (in thousands of tons)

Russia

56.259

67.349

19.7

Algeria

67.216

61.011

-9.2

Kazakhstan

44.864

45.673

1.8

Norway

42.364

38.673

-8.7

Ukraine

25.874

12.502

-51.7

Nigeria

0

7.100

-

Italy

0

2.412

-

Total

236.577

234.720

-0.8

In March 2013, export of liquefied natural gas from Turkey fell by 43 percent, reaching 6,680 tons.

Importing countries

March 2012

March 2013

Difference

Exports (in thousands of tons)

Exports (in thousands of tons)

Switzerland

0

3.354

-

North Cyprus

3.241

3.300

1.8

Turkey

4.153

26

-99.4

Tunisia

3.146

0

-100

Gemrnay

1.200

0

-100

Philippines

54

0

-100

Total

11.794

6.680

-43

Consumption of liquefied gas in Turkey's domestic market in March amounted to 282,109 tons against 283,230 tons in the same period of 2012.

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