Turkey's crude oil imports decreased by 11.8 percent to 2.1 million tons in September 2018 compared to the same month last year, according to a report released by the country's energy watchdog on Tuesday.
The country's total oil product imports decreased by 11.3 percent this September to 3.36 million tons compared to September 2017, the Energy Marketing Regulatory Authority (EMRA) said.
Production of oil refinery products decreased by 8.1 percent to 2.38 million tons. In addition, diesel and gasoline production decreased by 2.4 and 13.6 percent, reaching nearly 868 thousand tons and 394 thousand tons, respectively.
In September, total fuel sales were down by 2.7 percent to 2.4 million tons compared to the same month last year.
By Muhsin Baris Tiryakioglu