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Afghanistan imports $7.5m fuel from Kazakhstan

21 Jan 2020 Afghanistan Times

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan purchased 14,000 tons for $7.5 million from Kazakhstan from January to November 2019, says a media report. AKI Press reported the central Asian country earned $21.6 million from petroleum exports during the 11-month period. Kazakhstan exported 42,700 tonnes of gasoline — up from 15,400 tonnes worth $7.4 million in 2018. The country sold 23,600 tonnes of petroleum for $12.2 million in 2019, when Belarus purchased 3,100 tonnes for $1.3 million. Russia bought 3,200 tonnes for $1.3 million, Tajikistan 17,400 tonnes for $9.6 million and Afghanistan 14,000 tons for $7.5 million. Mongolia also purchased from Kazakhstan 200 tonnes for $106,800 and the Netherlands 4,800 tonnes for $1.8 million.

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