German natural gas imports up 15 percent in 2017
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.