Turkmenistan retains leadership in gas supplies to China

19:33 01.10.2020 2478


Turkmenistan continues to occupy the first place in terms of supply of pipeline gas to China, Interfax reports, citing data from Chinese customs.

Kazakhstan remains in second place. The third place was taken by the Russian "Gazprom", displacing Myanmar. And Uzbekistan closes the list, which, nevertheless, in July increased supplies in relation to June by almost two-thirds.

In July Gazprom supplied 379 million cubic meters of gas to China (12.2 million cubic meters per day), which is another record in the history of deliveries via the “Power of Siberia” pipeline. In June, the pipeline supplied 10.2 million cubic meters per day.

Turkmenistan has increased supplies to 1.788 billion cubic meters or 78.3 million cubic meters per day. By June, deliveries increased by 7% in daily terms and exceeded the supply volume even in February of this year.

In total, Chinese imports of pipeline gas in July 2020 (according to official data) increased to 4.47 billion cubic meters from 3.039 billion cubic meters in June.

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