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India's fuel demand rises 6.2% in November

Sales of bitumen, used for making roads, were 16.4 per cent up, while fuel oil use edged unchanged in November

Reuters 

Fuels, petrol, diesel

India's demand rose 6.2 per cent in November compared with the same month last year.

Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 17.41 million tonnes, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed.

Sales of gasoline, or petrol, were 4.8 percent higher from a year earlier at 2.12 million tonnes.

Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales increased 6.7 per cent to 2.00 million tonnes, while naphtha sales fell 6.1 percent to 1.01 million tonnes.

Sales of bitumen, used for making roads, were 16.4 per cent up, while oil use edged unchanged in November.

First Published: Tue, December 12 2017. 02:39 IST
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