This is an archived release.
Increase in auto diesel deliveries
The sale of auto diesel increased in April 2004 compared with April last year. The increase was 6.5 per cent for total deliveries and 7.3 per cent for tax-bound auto diesel. The deliveries of motor gasoline decreased by 2.7 per cent.
For the past 12 month period deliveries of auto diesel rose by 3.3 per cent compared with the previous 12 month period.
Decrease in motor gasoline sales
The total deliveries of motor gasoline came to 2 233 million litres in the past 12 month, a decrease of 0.7 per cent compared with the previous 12 month period.
Reduced sales of heating products
The deliveries of light heating oil went down by 9.6 per cent for the past 12- month period. In August the deliveries of light heating oil decreased by 27.9 per cent.
The total deliveries of petroleum products came to 708 million litres in April, a 1.9 per cent decrease compared with the same month last year. During the past 12 month, the deliveries have declined by 1.1 per cent and were 9 315 million litres.
There were 19 delivery days in April 2004 as in April 2003.