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Georgia sees decline in aviation oil imports

Oil&Gas Materials 17 September 2020 17:11
Georgia sees decline in aviation oil imports

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.17

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

The import of aviation oil to Georgia amounted to 38,500 tons, which is 37,000 tons or 49 percent less than in the same period of last year (75,500 tons), Trend reports via the Union of Oil Products Importers.

In August 2020 aviation oil imports amounted to 2,300 tons, which is 4,900 tons or 58.1 percent less than in July (7,200 tons) and 10,500 tons or 82 percent compared with the same period of last year (12,800 tons).

According to the countries, in August 2020, some 65,2 percent (1,500 tons) of aviation oil was imported from Turkmenistan and 34.8 percent (800 tons) – from Turkey.

From January through August of this year, 80 percent (30,800 tons) of aviation oil was imported from Turkmenistan, 14.3 percent (5,500 tons) - from Turkey, 5.7 percent (2,200 tons) - from Romania, 0.1 percent (30 tons) - from Egypt.

The decline in imports of aviation oil is caused by the suspension of flights due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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