Afghan businessmen buy LNG on Turkmen Commodity Exchange

Turkmenistan Materials 31 March 2023 09:56 (UTC +04:00)
Khayal Khatamzadeh
Khayal Khatamzadeh
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 31. Afghan businessmen purchased liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Turkmen production during trading on March 25 at the State Commodity and Raw Material Exchange of Turkmenistan, Trend reports with reference to the exchange.

Entrepreneurs from Afghanistan purchased 3,200 tons of LNG on the exchange at a price of $310 per ton. The total amount of the transactions was $992,000.

At the same time, according to the exchange, on March 24, businessmen from Afghanistan purchased 2,000 tons of LNG in the amount of $620,000.

Meanwhile, in Turkmenistan as a whole, the plan for the extraction of natural and associated gas was exceeded by 12.7 percent in 2022, and the plan for the production of liquefied gas - by 5.1 percent.

The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan was established on July 29, 1994. It is the most important body of state regulation of export-import operations.