Insider Economy Sales of petroleum products fall by 6% in February

Sales of petroleum products fall by 6% in February

The total sales of petroleum products in February 2019 fell by 6.0% compared with the previous month, the Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

“A decrease was observed in the sales of kerosene, gasoil, liquefied petroleum gases, asphalt, light fuel oil, motor gasoline and gasoil low sulphur” Cystat announced.

It said that the provisions of gasoil for marine use rose and that the total stocks of petroleum products at the end of the month dropped by 11.0% compared with the previous month.

Between January and February 2019, the total sales of petroleum products increased by 8.3% compared with the same period of the previous year.

(Cyprus News Agency)

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