This is an archived release.
Decrease in total sales of petroleum products
Total sales of petroleum products amounted to 639 million litres in March, 38 million litres less than in March 2015. The decrease is due to the fact that Easter was in March, which resulted in fewer delivery days compared with March 2015.
|March 2016||March 2015||Change in per cent|
|March 2015 - March 2016|
|Total sales of petroleum products||639||677||-5.6|
|Auto diesel, price||11.86||12.47||-4.9|
|Auto gasoline, price||13.41||13.95||-3.9|
The diesel figure includes auto diesel and diesel, not dutiable, and combined, total sales decreased by two million liters. Looking at the products separately, sales of auto diesel increased by about 1.5 million litres, while sales of diesel, not dutiable decreased by approximately 3.5 million litres.