Ukraine immediately tripled oil imports

Ukraine Jan-may 2017 purchased abroad oil and gas condensate by 123.2 million dollars. According to the State statistics service.

Thus, oil imports during the five months of this year increased 2.9 times in comparison with the same period last year.

The main oil exporters to Ukraine are:

  • Azerbaijan: 83,4% of all deliveries to 102.8 million dollars;
  • Kazakhstan: 12.6 percent to 15.5 million dollars;
  • Russia: 2.4% of the almost 3 million dollars.

Last year Ukraine bought oil mainly in Belarus, Russia and Lithuania.

As reported, oil production in Ukraine fell by 4.7% (by 25.33 thousand tons) in January-April 2017, compared with the same period of 2016 to 508,61 thousand tons.

Ukraine, with six refineries, 85% dependent on oil imports.