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Central Asian Gas Pipeline Delivers Billionth Cubic Meter to China

Exactly one billion cubic meters of gas has been delivered to China from Central Asia via the new Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-China pipeline, Xinhua news has reported, citing the North-West China immigration and controls office.
"As of the morning of April 27, the China-Central Asia pipeline had pumped a total of one billion cubic meters of natural gas. Daily deliveries exceed 7.5 million cubic meters", Xinhua reported.
According to the agency, the natural gas imported from Cetnral Asia meets Chinese state quality requirements.
Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-China pipeline, which was launched on December 15, 2009, begins near the Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan border and crosses central Uzbekistan and the southern part of Kazakhstan on its way to the Chinese border town of Horgos. There, the pipeline joins the second line of the West-East pipeline. According to Novosti-Kazaskhtan, the pipeline is 1,833 kilometers long.
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