23.Jun .2020 18:11

Union of Oil Product Importers: Liquid gas imports increased in May


In January-May 2020, the import of liquefied natural gas increased by 50.4% compared to the same period of the previous year, - reads the statement of the Union of Oil Product Importers.

According to the report, 34.1% of the total volume of liquefied petroleum gas imported in January-May has been made under the code of 2901, which was not subject to excise tax.

"Imports of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Georgia amounted to 3.5 thousand tons in May 2020, which is 1.6 thousand tons or 84.2% more comparing to April (1.9 thousand tons) and 0.8 thousand tons or 29.6% more comparing to May of the last year (2.7 thousand tons).

It worth to note, that almost entire amount of imports has been made from the Russian Federation.