Export of Kazakh oil increases by 12%

Since the beginning of the year, the volume of Kazakh oil supplies abroad grew by 12 percent. In total, over 25 million tonnes of oil have been mined from January to April, wherein a little more than 24 million tonnes was exported. In addition to the growth in sales of raw materials abroad, prices also went high by 58 percent over the year. Speaking of oil supplies within Kazakhstan, it more than halved to one million tonnes. The exports of crude oil products and oil produced from bituminous materials exceeded 32 million tonnes. The increase over five months of this year amounted to nearly 12 percent. The top customers are Italy, the Netherlands, South Korea and China.