The sales from filling stations fell by 6.8% to 55,061 tonnes in June 2022, compared to the same month of the previous year. Total sales for road diesel recorded a decrease of 10.4% and motor gasoline fell by 5.9%, according to data published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus on Wednesday.
Large decreases were also recorded in the sales of asphalt, which dropped by 49.8% and heavy fuel, by 10.8%.
However, the total sales of petroleum products recorded a rise of 14.5% for June 2022, compared to June 2021 and amounted to 126,041 tonnes. This is due to the large increases noted in the provisions of aviation kerosene, that rose by 143.1% and of marine gasoil, by 20.4%, as well as in the sales of kerosene (175.6%), light fuel oil (28.2%) and heating gasoil (22%).
The total sales of petroleum products in June 2022 compared to May 2022 recorded a rise of 4.2%. Indicatively, the provisions of aviation kerosene rose by 13.8%, the sales of road diesel by 1.8% and those of motor gasoline by 1.6%. The total stocks of petroleum products at the end of June 2022 rose by 1.3% compared to the end of the previous month.
During the period January – June 2022, the total sales of petroleum products increased by 22.4% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, mainly due to the provisions of aviation kerosene that increased by 236.3% in this period.
Source: Cyprus News Agency