Total sales of petroleum products in Cyprus rose marginally in September, with sales from fuel pumps declining for four consecutive months amid high fuel prices.
According to data released by the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat) in September 2022, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 128,379 tonnes, recording an increase of 0.9% year on year.
Increases were recorded in the provisions of aviation kerosene (19.7%), as well as in the sales of light fuel oil (27.5%), bitumen (3.6%) and liquefied petroleum gases (1.4%).
Provisions of marine gasoil dropped by 28.3%, sales of heavy fuel oil declined by 59.2%), kerosene by 1.6%.
Sales of road diesel dropped by 5.2% and motor gasoline by 3.7%).
Total sale from filling stations declined to 57,178 tonnes, registering an annual reduction of 6.0%, Cystat added.
The total sales of petroleum products in September 2022 compared to August 2022 recorded a rise of 5.2%.
For the period of January – September 2022, the total sales of petroleum products increased by 15.2% compared to the corresponding period of last year.
Source: Cyprus News Agency