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(Reuters) - India's fuel demand fell 6.1 percent in August compared with the same month last year.
Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 15.75 million tonnes in August, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed on Tuesday.
Sales of gasoline, or petrol, were 0.8 percent lower from a year earlier at 2.19 million tonnes.
(Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in BENGALURU; Editing by Tom Hogue)
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