In the first semester of this year, Turkey imported from Azerbaijan the greatest volume in quantitative terms – i.e. 5 444,099 mln. cubic meters of natural gas, APA-Economics reports citing the Turkish press.
The quantity of gas purchased from Azerbaijan increased by 23,4% compared to the last year. The growth of quantity of the gas received from the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline has also exerted an impact on the positive dynamics.
On the other hand, during the same period, the quantity of gas imported from Russia decreased by 41,5% and reached 4 678,066 mln. cubic meters. During the same period of the last year, 7 993,086 mln. cubic meters of gas was imported from Russia and Russia was the country that exported the greatest volume of gas to Turkey.
In the first half of this year, the quantity of natural gas purchased from Iran decreased by 46% and dropped to the level of 2,029 bln. cubic meters. During April, May, and June, Turkey didn’t purchase natural gas from Iran.