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Hungary gas consumption rises 5.8% in 2021

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Hungary's primary gas consumption rose 5.8% to 388,307 TJ in 2021, state news wire MTI reports, citing preliminary data from the Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority (MEKH).

Domestic gas production fell 12.3% to 48,466 TJ. Imports dropped 31.4% to 292,746 TJ, while exports fell 79.1pc to31,187 TJ, mainly due to changes in international transport routes.

Hungary's gas stock levels stood at 109,319 TJ at the end of 2021, down 41.7% from a year earlier. 

 MEKH noted that the stock levels are sufficient to cover 90% of projected domestic consumption during the winter months.

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