News Digest Item
26 Feb 2018

German natural gas imports up 15 percent in 2017

Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA)

Germany imported 4,778,136 terajoules of natural gas in 2017, a 15 percent increase compared to the previous year, writes the Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA) in a statement. The average cross-border price was 4,729.42 euros per terajoule – a 10.6 percent increase on 2016 – bringing the total value to 22.6 billion euros.

Read the statement in German here.

For background, read the CLEW factsheet Germany’s dependence on imported fossil fuels.

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