10.May .2021 15:00

Top 5 supplier countries of oil in Georgia

Top 5 supplier countries of oil in Georgia
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In the first quarter of 2021, Georgia purchased 270,000 tons of oil products from abroad, which is 1,100 tons or 0.4% more than in the same period of 2020. Oil ranks third among Georgia's largest imports.
 
The total value of imported oil was $ 141.9 million, which is 5.6% or $ 8.4 million less than the value of oil purchased in the first quarter of 2020.

As for the top 5 supplier countries, their statistics are distributed as follows:

1) Turkmenistan - $ 32 million, 60,400 tons;
2) Russia - $ 28 million, 59,400 tons;
3) Romania - $ 27.4 million, 51,200 tons;
4) Azerbaijan - $ 20.1 million, 43,000 tons;
5) Bulgaria - $ 14.4 million, 26,900 tons.

For comparison, the volume of oil imports to Georgia this year exceeds the pre-crisis period - the first quarter of 2019 (260,000 tons), which indicates increased consumption in the country.