Gas consumption increases by 18% in Georgia
Baku, Azerbaijan, August 5
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Gas consumption increased by 18 percent in January-May 2019 in Georgia, Trend reports with reference to the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).
In January-May 2019, Georgia consumed 1,306.4 million cubic meters of natural gas, which is 18 percent more compared to the same period in 2018.
At the same period, Georgia consumed 526,500 tons of oil and oil products. According to statistics, this is 32.8 tons or 6.65 percent more than the same period last year.
During the reporting period, Georgia imported 511,300 tons of oil and petroleum products, which is 62,600 tons less compared to the same period of 2018.
In January-May 2019, Georgia exported 10,700 tons of oil and oil products, which is 75,800 tons less compared to the same period in 2018.
In May 2019, the production of oil and oil products in Georgia amounted to 1,900 tons, which is 900 tons more compared to May 2018.