BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 2
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan is introducing restrictions on import of a number of petroleum products from Russia, Trend reports with reference to the decree of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Energy.
The restrictions are being introduced on import of petrol, jet and diesel fuel via railways. The restrictions are being introduced for the period of three months.
In Mar. 2020, Kazakhstan has lifted a prohibition on export of petroleum products to other countries. The ministry then also said that Kazakhstan is introducing a temporary ban on import of petrol, diesel and jet fuel from Russia, and is lifting a ban on export of the following products via road transport.
On Oct. 23, 2019 Kazakhstan has introduced the order "On some issues of the export of petroleum products from Kazakhstan", which prohibits export of petroleum products from the country.
According to the document, the export ban is introduced for six months, and prohibits exporting Kazakh petroleum products via cars, with the exception of cars’ gas tanks installed by the manufacturer in accordance with the technical specifications, as well as in separate containers the volume of which does not exceed 20 liters.
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