To January 2021 China received 3.87 billion cubic meters of gas from Turkmenistan and the states of the Central Asian region through the CA-PRC gas pipeline. In the first month of 2021 peak volume blue fuel receipts for a day amounted to 153 million cubic meters.
The PRC-CA gas pipeline, 1,833 kilometers long, runs from the Turkmen-Uzbek border, crosses Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, and joins with the West-East gas pipeline in the People's Republic of China. The planned capacity is 60 billion cubic meters of gas per year. "CA-China has been operating stably since the end of 2009. The annual volume of gas imports through this pipeline equals 15% of the gross consumption volume in the People's Republic of China.