IZMIR, Turkey 

The EU imported the highest ever volume of LNG in 2019 at 108 billion cubic meters (bcm), marking 27% of total gas imports and 22% of the EU’s gas consumption, according to the European Commission’s (EC) report on the gas market.

The European Commission’s latest reports on gas and electricity markets covering a wide range of data on supply and usage of electricity and gas in the EU in the fourth quarter of 2019 were published on Tuesday.

The gas market report showed that Qatar supplied 30 bcm of LNG to the EU in 2019, followed by Russia

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