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Diesel and Petrol Imports Saw 3.3% Plunge in February

In February 2017 Georgia imported 72.2 thousand tons of petrol and diesel, down 2.4 thousand tons (-3.3%) year on year, including petrol imports marked 36.1 thousand tons and diesel imports made up 36.1 thousand tons.

According to Union of Oil Products Importers, petrol imports due to categories was as follows:

  • A-91 Regular – 26.9 thousand tons (74.5%):
  • A-95 Premium – 9.2 thousand tons (25.5%);
  • A-98 Super was not imported in February.

As to diesel imports: 36.1 thousand tons of 50PPM (Euro Diesel) was imported in February 2017 (100%), while L-62 diesel was not imported in the reporting period.

As to countries, a major volume (20.8 thousand tons) was imported from Russia (28.8% of total imports), Romania – 19.1 thousand tons, Bulgaria – 13.8 thousand tons (19.1%), Azerbaijan – 12.6 thousand tons (17.5%t), Turkmenistan – 3 thousand tons (4.1%), Greece – 1.6 thousand tons (2.2%) and Cyprus – 1.3 thousand tons (1.8%).

In February 2017 Georgia imported 2.3 thousand tons of oil bitumen, up 43.5% month on month. A major part of the imports was carried out from Iran. Lubricants imports constituted 1.4 thousand tons, down 6.6% month on month.

Jet fuel imports made up 3.7 thousand tons, up 2.7% month on month.