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Russian energy: China and Germany nearly even

Since the war broke out in Ukraine, Germany has hardly spent less on Russian gas and oil than China. The People’s Republic, which refused to condemn Moscow’s aggression, is indeed Russia’s biggest customer with a volume of €12.6 billion. However, Germany follows close behind in second place with payments totaling €12.1 billion. Italy and the Netherlands follow behind with €7.8 billion each.

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