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Decreased sales in August
Total sales of petroleum products amounted to 777 million litres, an 11 million litres decrease compared to august in 2015. Sales of gasoline decreased by 6 million litres and ended at 115 million litres. Sales of diesel amounted to 281, an 11 million litres increase.
|August 2016||August 2015||Change in per cent|
|August 2015 - August 2016|
|1Gasoline unleaded 98 octane|
|2Prices are average retail prices collected by the Consumers Price Index. Prices including taxes and fees.|
|3Dutiable auto diesel|
|Total sales of petroleum products||777||788||-1.4|
|Auto diesel, dutiable3||281||267||5.2|
|Auto diesel, price||11.64||11.90||-2.2|
|Auto gasoline, price||13.63||14.35||-5.0|
Changed product classification in the statisticsOpen and readClose
From in August 2016, the product classification in the monthly statistics for sales of petroleum products, has changed.
Table 1 was previously published with figures for sales of all diesels, now only Auto diesel, dutiable is published in this table.
In Table 2 diesel has been split into auto diesel, dutiable and auto diesel, free of duty. Kerosene products are split into jet fuel and heating and lighting kerosene. Heavy distillate and heavy oil are combined and marine gas oils and light heating oils are now separate products.
Figures for sales of lubricants and LPG are only available in the annual statistics for the sale of petroleum products.
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