Turkiye's total oil imports increased by 31.1% to 3.20 million tons in February 2022, according to data released by the country's energy watchdog on Monday.
Crude oil imports, the category with the highest oil import volume, rose by 46.9% in February to 2.34 million tons, the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) said in its monthly report.
In February, Turkiye imported the majority of its oil and oil product needs from Iraq, totaling 1.04 million tons. Russia and Kazakhstan followed with 803,447 tons and 489,043 tons, respectively.
Oil refinery product exports increased by 31% to 831,258 tons, while output also rose by 33.7% to 2.70 million tons in February.
Total domestic oil product sales grew by 6.8% year on year in February to 2.13 million tons.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya