Ukraine boosts oil imports by 2.5 times in 2017


Ukraine imported crude oil and gas condensate worth US$442.2 million in 2017, which was 2.5 times more than in 2016, according to Ukraine's State Fiscal Service.


Major oil supplies (85.2%) came from Azerbaijan at $376.8 million, Iran (8.5%) at $37.7 million, Kazakhstan (3.9%) at $17.5 million, while those from other countries were estimated at $10 million, it said.

Read alsoNaftogaz pays $3.8 bln in taxes, dividends to budget in 2017As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine in 2015 reduced oil imports by 39.2%, to $89 million against 2014. Noteworthy, the import of oil raw materials in 2016 reached $173.8 million, which was 2.1 times up from 2015.