Turkey’s total oil imports rise over 24 pct in January
ANKARA - Anadolu AgencyTurkey’s oil imports rose 24.26 percent in January compared to the same month in 2016, Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) data showed on March 22.
The country’s oil imports reached 2.3 million tons in January.
Iran held the biggest share of oil exports among exporting countries with 23.89 percent in January. Iraq and Russia followed with 23.88 percent and 15.36 percent respectively.
On the production side, total refined petroleum products, including diesel and gasoline, increased by 5.06 percent to 2.5 million tons between January 2016 and January 2017.
During the same period, total domestic oil sales, including diesel, gasoline and aviation fuel, rose by 4.98 percent to reach over 1.8 million tons.