Russia’s Gazprom became the largest pipeline supplier of natural gas to China in February 2024, overtaking long-time leader Turkmenistan for the first time, the General Administration of Customs of China said, Report informs, citing the Russian press.

In February 2024, Gazprom exported 2.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China, while Turkmenistan exported approximately 2.4 billion cubic meters to this country. Turkmenistan’s daily gas supply fell from 89 million cubic meters in January 2024 to about 82 million cubic meters in February.

Uzbekistan suspended exporting natural gas to China in February this year.