Turkey imported 5 billion kWh of electricity in 2013

Turkey imported more than half of its electricity (over 2.5 billion kWh) from Bulgaria, paying almost US$180 million.

Turkey imported 5 billion kWh of electricity in 2013
World Bulletin / News Desk
 
Turkey imported almost 5 billion kilowatthour (kWh) of electricity last year from five neighboring countries, paying almost US$335 million.

According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, Turkey imported more than half of its electricity (over 2.5 billion kWh) from Bulgaria, paying almost US$180 million. 

Turkey imported more than 1 billion kWh of electricity from Greece for which it paid US$86 million and almost 846 million kWh of electricity from Iran, worth over US$65 million.

It also purchased electricity from the Czech Republic and Denmark.

The institute said that Turkey's foreign trade deficit in electrical power reached more than US$305 million.

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