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Wednesday, 01 February 2023 12:01 GMT

Kyrgyzstan Boosts Natural Gas Imports From Russia


(MENAFN- AzerNews)

Russian exports of natural gas to Kyrgyzstan increased from January through November 2022, Azernews reports via Kyrgyz National Statistical Committee.

According to statistical data, Kyrgyzstan imported Russian natural gas for $45.9 million in 11 months of last year, which is an increase of 6 percent over the same period in 2021 ($43.3 million).

During the reporting period, Kyrgyzstan also imported natural gas from Uzbekistan worth $5.2 million.

At the same time, Russian exports of petroleum products to Kyrgyzstan amounted to $445.2 million from January through November 2022, which is an increase of 57.3 percent over the same period in 2021 ($283 million).

Overall, value of exports of goods from Russia to Kyrgyzstan in 11 months of last year increased by 25 percent over the same period in 2021 ($1.6 billion) - up to $2 billion.

In the meanwhile, the committee estimates that 84 percent of Kyrgyzstan's natural gas needs in 2021 were provided through imports from Russia.

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