"Gazprom Increases Natural Gas Purchases in Turkmenistan from 2.6 billion cubic meters in 9M 2019. 2019 г. to 3.2 billion cubic meters for the same period in 2020.
According to Interfax, in Q3 2020. Russian partners have reduced the volume of gas purchases from Kazakhstan to 5.1 billion cubic meters, which is 3.1 billion cubic meters less than in the corresponding period of 2019.
Last year, significantly "imports of natural gas from Uzbekistan. While Gazprom bought 7.6 billion cubic meters of gas in 2019. "Gazprom bought 7.6 billion cubic meters of gas, but in Q3 2020 the Russian side purchased only 20 million cubic meters of fuel from Uzbekistan. This situation occurred because of the COVID-19 pandemic: the head of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructed to use gas for domestic needs, stopping supplies to Russia and reducing gas exports to China by three times.