Turkey's energy import bill decreased by 37.2% to $2.09 billion in October this year compared to the same month last year, according to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute on Monday.
The overall energy import bill fell last month with an increase in the country's domestic and renewable energy production.
The data shows that Turkey's overall import bill, including energy and other items, totaled $19.7 billion in October, with energy accounting for 11.8% of the overall import figures.
The country's crude oil imports also showed a nearly 22.5% decrease compared to October 2019.
Turkey imported approximately 2.3 million tons of crude oil last month, down from 3 million tons in October 2019.
By Firdevs Yuksel