Gazprom says Russian gas exports outside ex-Soviet union at over 16.3bcm in Aug

Gazprom expects its gas exports, mainly to the European Union and Turkey, to decline to 170 bcm this year

  

MOSCOW- Alexei Miller, the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom GAZP.M , said on Wednesday that the natural gas exports outside ex-Soviet Union was over 16.3 billion cubic meters (bcm) in August.

Gazprom expects its gas exports, mainly to the European Union and Turkey, to decline to 170 bcm this year amid sluggish demand, dented by the spread of the coronavirus.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin, editing by Louise Heavens) ((vladimir.soldatkin@reuters.com; +7 495 775 12 42;))

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