The trade volume of Turkey's spot natural gas market increased by 169.9% to 8.88 million Turkish liras on Tuesday, Turkey's Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) data showed on Wednesday.
Total trade on Monday amounted to 3.29 million liras.
On Tuesday's spot market, 1,000 cubic meters of natural gas cost 2,167 liras, while the cumulative natural gas trade volume amounted to 4.1 million cubic meters.
Turkey received 140.68 million cubic meters of pipeline gas on Tuesday.
US$1 equals 8.44 Turkish liras at 1152 GMT on Wednesday.
By Sibel Morrow