Turkey's liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) imports decreased by nearly 30.3 percent to 241 thousand tons in September compared to the same month last year, according to the latest data revealed by the country's energy watchdog on Tuesday.
The Energy Market Regulatory Authority's (EPDK) data showed that imports to Turkey came from several countries including Algeria, the U.S., Kazakhstan, Russia, the United Kingdom, Norway and Ukraine.
Turkey's LPG production decreased in September to approximately 82 thousand tons - a fall of almost 5.2 percent on a yearly basis.
Exports saw a slump over the same period by nearly 88.2 percent to 1.7 thousand tons compared to September 2017.
Total sales of LPG hit approximately 359 thousand tons in September, including 289 thousand tons of autogas, 62 thousand tons of bottled LPG, and 7 thousand tons of bulk LPG.
By Muhsin Baris Tiryakioglu