Less deliveries of marine gas oil
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Sales of petroleum productsApril 2001, preliminary figures



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Less deliveries of marine gas oil

Deliveries of marine gas oil totalled 163 million litres in April, 5.1 per cent lower than in April last year. For the past twelve month deliveries amounted 1 989 million litres, a decline of 7.2 per cent compared with the same period last year.

Marine gas oil delivered to ship in ocean transport showed a 15.1 per cent increase, while there was a 1.7 per cent reduction for the past twelve months.

Increased deliveries of auto diesel

Auto diesel showed a relative high increase in deliveries in April. 140 million litres were delivered 7.9 per cent more than in April last year. About three quarters of the deliveries were tax bound auto diesel, and these deliveries rose by 9.1 per cent. For the past twelve months total deliveries of auto diesel rose by 1.5 per cent. Deliveries of motor gasoline increased by 3.5 per cent to 180 million litres, while deliveries decreased by 0.6 per cent for the past twelve months.

Deliveries of heating products

Deliveries of light heating oil rose by 2.3 per cent in April while a reduction of 11.8 per cent was recorded for the past twelve months. Heating and lighting kerosene showed a reduction in deliveries in both April and for the past twelve months, with 29.8 and 14.5 per cent respectively.

Total deliveries

Total deliveries of petroleum products for the past twelve months were 9 157 million litres. Which wew 4.8 per cent lower than in the previous twelve months. In April deliveries amounted to 713 million litres, which was an increase of 2.8 per cent compared with April 2000.

There were 18 delivery days in April 2001 against 17 in April 2000.