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Gas imports by Finland and the Baltic states in figures

Russia’s grip on the gas markets of Finland and the Baltic states may loosen as new, EU-backed import infrastructure comes into play Russia’s grip on the gas markets of Finland and the Baltic states may loosen as new, EU-backed import infrastructure comes into play.
By Staff reporter 17 January 2020 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 34941
Gas imports in Finland and the Baltic States in 2018 by source

Figures from the International Energy Agency for 2018 show that Finland and the three Baltic states – Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia – import around 90% of the gas they consume from Russia in total.

However, the launch of the 2.6 billion cubic metre per year Balticconnector between Estonia and Finland this month signals an important step towards market integration in the region. In this week’s issue of Natural Gas Insight, our...