Turkey's natural gas imports decreased by 19.04 percent in June compared to the same month last year, according to the Turkish energy watchdog's data released on Monday.
Imports fell to 2.92 billion cubic meters (bcm) from 3.6 bcm in June 2017, Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) said in its monthly natural gas market report.
The country imported 2.41 bcm of natural gas via pipeline, while 0.51 bcm was purchased as LNG, EMRA's data shows.
In June, Turkey's total gas consumption decreased by 10.57 percent year-on-year to 2.68 bcm in June this year from 3 bcm in June 2017.
The amount of natural gas in storage increased by percent to 51.37 bcm in June 2018 from 2.14 bcm during the same period last year.
Gas production rose to 35 million cubic meters (mcm) over the same period, up from 27 mcm in June 2017.
By Murat Temizer