15.May .2020 18:18

Imports of aviation oil fell by 89.1%


Import of aviation oil is declining. According to the Union of Oil Importers, in April 2020, the import of aviation oil to Georgia amounted to 1.0 thousand tons, which is 5.0 thousand tons or 83.3% less comparing to March (6.0 thousand tons) and 8.2 thousand t or 89.1% less than the same period of the last year (9.2 thousand tons).

"In April of this year, 100% (1, 0 thousand tons) of imports of aviation oil were imported from Turkmenistan. During January-April of this year, the import of aviation oil amounted to 19.5 thousand tons, which is 11.4 thousand tons or 36.9% less than the same period of the last year (30, 9 thousand tons).

In January-April of this year, 75.4% (14.7 thousand tons) of aviation oil has been imported from Turkmenistan, 13.3% (2.6 thousand tons) - from Turkey, 11.3% (2.2 thousand tons) - from Romania, 0.1% (0.03 thousand tons) - from Egypt.

The reduction in imports of aviation oil is directly related to the suspension of flights due to COVID-19, "- said in a statement the Union of Petroleum Importers.