According to the data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (Turkstat), the country’s energy imports in August 2016 decreased by 14.7 % compared to the same month last year and amounted to 2.3 billion dollars. In comparison, energy imports in July 2015 stood at 2.7 billion dollars.
The country’s crude oil imports recorded an increase of 14.9 % this August compared to the same month last year. Turkey imported about 2.33 million tons of crude oil in August, compared to 2.03 million tons last August. Cumulatively, Turkey’s crude oil imports between January and August reached 16.11 million tons.
Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, energy news, analyses, power and trading data, tenders)
Subscription fee: 800 EUR annually – company licensed
Tags: coal, electricity, energy imports, gas, imports, oil, statistics, Turkey