Turkey's total oil imports increased by 22.3% to 4.20 million tonnes in October this year compared to the same month last year, according to data from Turkey's energy watchdog on Thursday.
Crude oil imports, the category with the highest oil import volume, increased by 24.2% in October to 2.89 million tonnes, Turkey's Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) said in its monthly oil market report.
In October, Turkey imported the highest volume of oil and oil products from Iraq, totaling 1.38 million tonnes. Russia and Nigeria followed with 1.12 million tonnes and 296,525 tonnes, respectively.
Oil refinery product exports increased by 11.7% to 1.01 million tonnes, and oil refinery product output also rose by 12.1% to 3.27 million tonnes in October.
Total domestic oil product sales in October increased 2.9% compared to the same month of 2020 to 2.84 million tonnes.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya