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India needs more fuel; demand rose 0.4% in June

Sales of gasoline, or petrol, were 11.9% higher from a year earlier at 2.07 mn tonnes

Reuters  |  New Delhi 


India's fuel demand rose 0.4 percent in June compared with the same month last year.

Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 16.54 million tonnes, data from the (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed.

Sales of gasoline, or petrol, were 11.9 percent higher from a year earlier at 2.07 million tonnes.

Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales increased 15.9 percent to 1.87 million tonnes, while naphtha sales fell 4.3 percent to 1.09 million tonnes.

Sales of bitumen, used for making roads, were 5.3 percent lower, while fuel oil use edged lower 12.9 percent in June.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 18:44 IST