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Turkey’s LPG imports down 21.07% in January

LPG production decreases year-on-year by 29.32% to 66,603 tonnes, according to Turkey’s energy watchdog

Turkey’s liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) imports decreased by 21.07% to 207,225 tonnes in January compared to the same month of 2020, according to the latest data from the country’s energy watchdog.

The Energy Market Regulatory Authority’s (EMRA) data showed that Turkey’s imports came from Algeria, the US, Kazakhstan, Norway, the Bahama Islands and Russia.

Turkey’s LPG production in January also fell to 66,603 tonnes, marking a year-on-year drop of 29.32%.

Exports, however, saw a huge increase of 247.92% to 33,180 tonnes in January from 9,537 tonnes in January 2020.

Total LPG sales in January decreased by 21.06% to around 257,798 tonnes, comprising 197,921 tonnes of autogas, 51,937 tonnes of bottled LPG, and 7,940 tonnes of bulk LPG.


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