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Kazakhstan extends ban on liquefied gas exports for six months

Kazakhstan has extended the ban on the export of liquefied petroleum gas by rail and road transport for six months. The corresponding order was issued by the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Kazakh media reported.

«From November 14, 2023, for a period of six months, a ban was introduced on the export from Kazakhstan by road and rail of liquefied petroleum gas, propane and butane, with the exception of export by subsoil users who carried out production under a production sharing agreement (contract) or a subsoil use contract approved by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, having a stable tax regime in accordance with paragraph 1 of Article 722 of the Tax Code,» the statement says.

The ban was imposed by order of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated November 13, 2023 No. 401. Previously, the ban on the export of liquefied petroleum gas, propane and butane from Kazakhstan was imposed for three years.