Turkey's liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) imports increased by nearly 25.19 percent to 210.3 thousand tonnes in December 2018 compared to the same month of the previous year, according to the latest data revealed by the country's energy watchdog on Thursday.
The Energy Market Regulatory Authority's (EMRA) data showed that imports to Turkey came from Algeria, the U.S., Kazakhstan, Russia, the U.K., Santa Kitts and Nevis, and Spain.
Turkey's LPG production increased in December to approximately 79 thousand tonnes - a year-on-year increase of almost 16 percent.
Exports saw a decrease over the same period by nearly 48.4 percent to 12.8 thousand tonnes compared to December 2018.
LPG sales hit approximately 314 thousand tonnes in December, including 250.6 thousand tonnes of autogas, 55.8 thousand tonnes of bottled LPG, and 7.6 thousand tonnes of bulk LPG.
By Ebru Sengul