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Decrease in total sales of petroleum products
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2011-03-16T10:00:00.000Z
Energy and manufacturing;Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Sales of petroleum productsFebruary 2011, preliminary figures

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Decrease in total sales of petroleum products

In February 2011, the total sales of petroleum products ended at 746 million litres. This is a decrease of 4.9 per cent compared to February 2010.

In February, the sales of auto diesel ended at 272 million litres. This equals an increase of 5.3 per cent, or almost 14 million litres compared to February 2010. Simultaneously, the sales of motor gasoline decreased by 6.5 per cent and ended at 110 million litres. This is 8 million litres less than in February last year. Sales of auto diesel and gasoline amounted to 36 and 15 per cent of total sales of petroleum products respectively.

Decreased sales of heating products

The sales of heating and lighting kerosene and light heating oils amounted to 67 million litres. This is a decrease of 20 million litres or 22.6 per cent compared to February 2010.

Other products

Sales of marine gas oil and diesel amounted to almost 18 per cent of the total sales of petroleum products in February. Sales ended at 121 million litres. This is an 11.3 per cent decrease compared to February 2010. The sales of jet fuel decreased by 10 per cent and ended at 66 million litres.

Biofuels 2010

The total sales of bio fuels ended at 154 million litres in 2010. Biofuels accounted for 3.7 per cent of the total sales of auto diesel and motor gasoline in 2010. This is an increase from 2009, when the share was 3.1 per cent.

Delivery days

There were 20 delivery days in February this year, the same as in February 2010.

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