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Fuel imports are declining

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In January-August 2019, imports of gasoline and diesel fuel to Georgia amounted to 676.8 thousand tons, which is 56.4 thousand tons or 7.7% less than for the same period in 2018.

In January-August 2019, imports of gasoline amounted to 349.1 thousand tons, which is 3.7% less compared to the same period last year. Import of diesel fuel amounted to 327.7 thousand tons, which is 11.6% compared to the same period last year.

According to the data of Union of Oil Importers, for 8 months of this year, the largest volume of gasoline and diesel fuel were imported from:

Russia - 197.4 thousand tons, or 29.2% of total imports.

Romania: 190.5 thousand tons (28.1%)

Azerbaijan - 122.4 thousand tons (18.1%)

Turkmenistan - 69.6 thousand tons (10.3%)

Bulgaria - 60.3 thousand tons (8.9%)

Greece - 35.4 thousand tons (5.2%)

Source - Forbes.ge