Increased sales in April
Energy and manufacturing;Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Sales of petroleum products and liquid biofuelsApril 2013, preliminary figures



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Increased sales in April

Sales of petroleum products increased by 10.3 per cent from April 2012 to April this year, when they ended at 768 million litres.

Deliveries and prices petroleum products, million litres and NOK
April 2013April 2012Change in per cent
April 2012 - April 2013
Total sales og petroleum products76869610.3
Motor gasoline106113-6.2
Auto gasoline, price14.515.5-6.1
Auto diesel30526316.0
Auto diesel, price12.713.6-6.7
Sales of petroleum products. April 2000-2013. Million litres

In 2012, Easter was in April, while this year it was in March. There were three more working days in April this year and this can be a contributing factor to the increase in sales.

Increase in diesel sales

Sales of auto diesel increased by 16 per cent and amounted to 305 million litres in April this year, which is 42 million litres more than in April 2012. Meanwhile, the price of auto diesel saw a 6.7 per cent decrease. In April, one litre cost on average NOK 12.72, while in April 2012 the price was NOK 13.63. Auto diesel sales made up 39.7 per cent of total sales of petroleum products.

Sales of motor gasoline amounted to 106 million litres; a decrease of 6.2 per cent or 7 million litres. The price went down from NOK 15.45 in April 2012 to NOK 14.51 in April this year; a 6 per cent decrease.