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Gazprom is the world’s largest gas exploitation company and is majority owned by the Russian Federation. In the first half of 2021, Gazprom increased gas supplies to Western Europe by 28.52% over the same period last year. In the first half of 2021, Gazprom delivered 77 billion cubic meters of gas to that part of the world, the company announced today, reports TASS.

The main consumers of Russian gas in Western Europe are Germany (growth of 43.42%, and is now 28 billion cubic meters), Austria (down 18.2%, now 5 billion cubic meters), Italy (an increase of 14.09 %, is now 11 billion cubic meters) and France (an increase of 15% and is now 6 billion cubic meters).
Gazprom’s exports to Turkey in the period January-June 2021 increased more than three times compared to the same period last year and now stands at 14.6 billion cubic meters. At the same time, in the first half of 2021, Gazprom increased gas supplies to China through the Power of Siberia pipeline almost three times compared to the same period in 2020, to 4.62 billion cubic meters. Deliveries to China through this pipeline began in December 2019.

In the first half of this year, Gazprom delivered 17.79 billion cubic meters of gas to Central Europe. The amount of gas for Central Europe is almost the same as in the first half of 2020. In the meantime, 10 billion cubic meters have been delivered to Belarus in these six months, which is 11.2% more than the same period last year.