Turkey has increased import of Azerbaijan oil

  • 18:34 01 April 2019

Turkey has increased import of Azerbaijan oil

Turkey has increased the volume of import of Azerbaijan oil. In January of the current year, Turkey imported 78 thousand tons crude oil from Azerbaijan and this figure is 4,9 times more compared to December of the previous year, ONA reports citing Energy Market Regulatory Authority of Turkey (EMRA).

In January 2018, Turkey did not import oil from Azerbaijan.

Iraq takes the first place in terms of oil imports to Turkey, about 726,12 thousand tons of oil has been exported to Turkey in January. Iran stands in second place and exported 381,2 thousand tons of oil in the reporting period.

Note that, Turkey's total oil imports increased by 48.14% in January compared to the same period of the previous year and amounted to 2,19 mln. tons.

Aida Tinayeva

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