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India's fuel product consumption rises 0.4% in June 2017

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India's fuel product consumption up 3% in April-June 2017

India's fuel product consumption or sales rose 0.4% to 16.54 mt in June 2017 over a year ago. LPG sales moved up 15.9% to 1.87 mt, diesel 6.5% to 6.80 mt, petrol 11.9% to 2.07 mt and ATF 9.2% to 0.60 mt. However, the consumption of petcoke dipped 18.6% to 1.89 mt, kerosene 33.0% to 0.36 mt, fuel oil 12.9% to 0.55 mt, and lubes/greases 23.5% to 0.25 mt. The consumption of naphtha also declined 4.3% to 1.09 mt, others 5.3% to 0.54 mt, bitumen 5.3% to 0.48 mt, and light diesel oil (LDO) 5.7% to 0.03 mt in June 2017.

Consumption or sales of fuel products increased 3.0% to 51.10 mt in April-June 2017 over April-June 2016. Sales of diesel increased 5.8%, petrol 10.6%, LPG 10.6%, and ATF 9.9%. Consumption of petcoke also moved up 1.1% and others 2.1%. However, the consumption of kerosene declined 34.1%, bitumen 9.9%, fuel oil 7.7%, naphtha 3.4%, lubes/greases 10.7% and LDO 1.2% in April-June 2017.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 12:07 IST
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