Petroleum sales down in January

The total sales of petroleum products in January 2018 recorded a decline of 6.5% compared to the previous month, the Statistical Service of Cyprus reported Tuesday.

It said that there was a decrease in the sales of asphalt, heavy fuel oil, motor gasoline, gasoil low sulphur, kerosene and gasoil, as well as in the provisions of aviation kerosene.

On the contrary, the sales of gasoil for marine use and of liquefied petroleum gases and light fuel oil saw a rise.

In January 2018, the total sales of petroleum products recorded a decrease of 6.2% compared to the corresponding month last year.

The total stocks of petroleum products at the end of the month recorded a decrease of 21.6% compared to the previous month.

Source: Cyprus News Agency