Total petrol sales record annual increase of 11% in August

Total sales of petroleum products amounted in August 2022 to 122,078 tonnes, recording an increase of 11.0% compared to August 2021.


According to the Statistical Service of Cyprus, rise was observed in the provisions of aviation kerosene (31.6%) and of marine gasoil (30.5%), as well as in the sales of bitumen (34.8%), light fuel oil (27.0%), heating gasoil (12.8%) and liquefied petroleum gases (10.1%).


A decrease was recorded in the sales of heavy fuel oil (78.4%), road diesel (4.7%) and motor gasoline (2.9%). As far as the sales from filling stations are specifically concerned, these have registered a fall of 4.4% to 52,018 tonnes.


The total sales of petroleum products in August 2022 compared to July 2022 recorded a rise of 4.2%. Indicatively, the sales of motor gasoline increased by 3.5% while those of road diesel dropped by 7.8%. The provisions of aviation kerosene registered only a slight decrease (0.8%).


The total stocks of petroleum products at the end of August 2022 rose by 3.2% compared to the end of the previous month.


During the period January – August 2022, the total sales of petroleum products increased by 17.5% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.


Source: Cyprus News Agency