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Turkey gains $33m from BTC transportation

12 January 2007 [00:24] - TODAY.AZ
84 tankers carrying 60.3m barrels of oil have to date sailed from the Ceyhan Port to the world market. Turkey gained USD 33m as transit tax and loading service tariffs.

Over 50% of the oil were delivered to Italy. The main buyers are Israel, the USA and France.

The grant project of the millennium- Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) Oil Pipeline- is delivering Azeri oil to Ceyhan, a Turkish port, via Georgia and Turkey. The pipeline came on line on June 13, 2006. APA


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