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Sales of petroleum products up by 17.5% in April 2022

30/05/2022 09:20

In April 2022, total sales of petroleum products reached 112,803 tons, an increase of 17.5% compared to April 2021, according to data provided by the Cyprus Statistical Service.

According to the official data, there was an increase in aviation kerosene provisions (484.5%) and marine gasoil (15.5%), as well as sales of light fuel oil (69.3%). On the contrary, a decrease was recorded in the sales of kerosene (82.2%), asphalt (54.2%), heating oil (31.0%), diesel (14.0%) and gasoline (1.7 %). Regarding sales from petrol stations, there was a decrease of 9.8% to 47,856 tons.

It is added that total sales of oil products in April 2022 compared to March 2022 fell by 5.9%. Indicatively, the supplies of aviation kerosene increased by 81.0%, while sales of gasoline recorded a drop of 4.9% and of diesel of 7.6%. Total petroleum stocks at the end of April 2022 increased by 7.5% compared to the end of the previous month.

During the period January - April 2022, total sales of oil products increased by 21.9% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.