Deliveries of fuel oil increased
Energy and manufacturing;Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Sales of petroleum products and liquid biofuelsSeptember 2001, preliminary figures



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Deliveries of fuel oil increased

Deliveries of heavy fuel oil increased by 18.2 per cent in September. Fuel oil with low sulphur content used in manufacturing increased the most. The increase might be caused by the recent increase of price of electricity.

For the past 12 month deliveries of heavy fuel oil decreased by 7.9 per cent. The deliveries to ships in foreign trade declined by 11.8 per cent.

Decrease in sale of motor gasoline

The total deliveries of motor gasoline came to 2 233 million litres in the past 12 months, a slight increase of 0.3 per cent compared with the previous12-month period. The deliveries declined by 4.4 per cent in September. The sale of auto diesel went up by 1.5 per cent for the past 12 months while the deliveries declined by 2.6 per cent in September.

Total deliveries

The total deliveries of petroleum products came to 742 million litres in September, 3.8 per cent lower than in September last year. During the past 12 months, the deliveries have declined by 2.8 per cent and were 9 193 million litres.

There were 20 delivery days in September 2001 against 21 in September 2000.