Ukraine starts buying oil from Iran

Ukraine from June 2017 started buying crude oil (according to foreign economic activity code 2709) from Iranian contractors, according to the State Fiscal Service, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

Thus, if in June Ukraine received crude oil from this country for $236,000, supplies in July amounted to $5.442 million. In general, in January-July 2017 Ukraine imported 508,105 tonnes of crude oil worth $213.001 million, in particular from Azerbaijan for $183.858 million, Kazakhstan for $17.504 million, Iran for $5.678 million, and from other countries for $5.961 million. In particular, in July 2017 the country imported 152,655 tonnes of oil for $30.224 million.