German oil imports on the rise

Mar 08, 2004 01:00 AM

German oil imports rose strongly in January to 9.31 mm tons, marking a 5.2 % gain on the 8.85 mm tons in January 2003, but a double-digit drop in prices lowered the overall bill, Berlin reported.
The Economics Ministry cited an average price of EUR 182.33 per ton, down 18.2 % from the average of EUR 222.87 per ton in January last year.

With that price decline the oil import bill in January was EUR 274 mm lower at EUR 1.7 bn, the ministry said, citing preliminary figures from the federal agency for industry BAFA.
The Russian Federation led the list of Germany's oil suppliers, at just under 3.36 mm tons in January, followed by Norway (1.97 mm), Britain (1.06 mm) and Libya (1 mm tons), the ministry said.

Source: Business Report
Alexander's Commentary

Climate-Change – Change of Climate

What is happening with 'the Climate' and what is causing what is happening?

Currently here in Germany we have

read more ...
Support Our Work