Turkey's liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) imports decreased by nearly 5.07 percent to 311 thousand tons in August compared to the same month last year, according to the latest data revealed by the country's energy watchdog on Thursday.
The Energy Market Regulatory Authority's (EPDK) data showed that imports to Turkey came from several countries including Algeria, Norway, the U.S., Kazakhstan, Russia, Italy and Ukraine.
Turkey's LPG production increased in August to approximately 95 thousand tons - a jump of almost 12.7 percent on a yearly basis.
Exports saw a slump over the same period by nearly 99.64 percent to 45 tons compared to August 2017.
Total sales of LPG hit approximately 425 thousand tons in July, including 342 thousand tons of autogas, 71 thousand tons of bottled LPG and 12 thousand tons of bulk LPG.
By Murat Temizer