Russian oil exports fell 0.1% in 5M, LNG soared more than 50% - customs
MOSCOW. July 8 (Interfax) - Russia exported just over 106 million tonnes of oil in January-May 2019, 0.1% less than in the same period last year, the Federal Customs Service (FCS) said.
Natural gas exports fell 4.7% to 93.4 billion cubic meters (bcm). Exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) jumped more than 50% to 25.3 billion cubic meters.
Fuel and energy accounted for 65.3% of Russian exports, compared with 64.0% a year before, with exports to non-CIS countries accounting for 69.6% (67.8% in 5M 2018) and exports to the CIS for 34.3% (37.4%).
Overall fuel and energy exports fell 0.2% in value and rose 3.1% in natural terms year-on-year.
Russian oil, petroleum product, and gas exports in 5M 2019:
|5M 2019||5M 2019/5M 2018||May 2019||May 2-19/April 2018|
|'000 tonnes||$ mln||% change, tonnage||% change, value||'000 tonnes||$ mln||% change, tonnage||% change, value|
|Crude oil||106253,7||49070,9||99,9||98,0||19 050,4||9 657,3||91,7||96,1|
|Petroleum products||60529,7||28822,2||92,9||91,4||10 920,4||5 600,0||94,3||99,9|
|Diesel, not containing biodiesel||22245,5||12519,2||93,3||92,9||4 132,1||2 448,8||107,8||111,0|
|Liquid fuel, not containing biodiesels, '000 tonnes||24013,1||9017,4||92,6||95,5||4 313,7||1758,6||86,2||88,9|
|Liquefied natural gas, bln cubic meters||25,3||4019,4||150,2||176,3||2,2||378,6||19,3||22,4|
|Natural gas in gaseous form, bln cubic meters||93,4||20121,1||95,3||99,3||15,7||2 886,9||97,2||91,1|
Fuel and energy accounted for 0.9% of all imports in natural terms, as in January-May last year, including 0.5% of all imports from the non-CIS (compared with 0.5%) and 4.0% of all imports from the CIS (4.5%).