Volume of Turkmenistan's aviation kerosene delivery to Georgia announced
BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 5
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Turkmenistan exported 22,900 tons of aviation kerosene to Georgia from January through June 2020, Trend reports with reference to Nebit-Gas online newspaper.
The exported volume of aviation kerosene to Georgia accounted for almost 80 percent of all Georgian aircraft fuel imports.
In 1H2020, Georgia purchased more than 50,000 tons of gasoline and diesel fuel in Turkmenistan, which is almost 8,000 tons more than in the same period of 2019.
Turkmenistan is one of the four main suppliers to the Georgian market of gasoline and diesel fuel.
In 2019, Turkmenistan became the largest supplier of aviation kerosene to Georgia.
As reported, Turkmenistan sent over 40,000 tons of aviation kerosene to Georgia in 2019, which amounted to 40 percent of the total volume of Georgian aviation fuel imports.
For several years, Turkmenistan has been a leader among the aviation kerosene exporters to Georgia, ahead of Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Romania and other countries that for many years have been large suppliers of aviation kerosene to the Georgian market.
Aviation kerosene purchased by Georgia is produced at the Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries.
Last year, Turkmenistan exported 120,000 tons of diesel fuel and gasoline to the Georgian market, thereby taking the fourth position among the supplier countries.
In the Georgian market, 80 percent of fuel is purchased from Turkmenistan, Russia, Romania and Azerbaijan.
From 2014 through 2019, import of aviation kerosene from Turkmenistan to Georgia has increased from 5 to 15 percent.
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