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India's fuel product consumption up 1.1% in September 2018

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Fuel consumption growth slows as diesel sales decline 0.8% in September 2018

India's fuel product consumption or sales galloped 1.1% to 16.54 mt in September 2018 over a year ago. LPG sales increased 6.4% to 2.06 mt, other products 20.5% to 0.79 mt, bitumen 44.1% to 0.40 mt and petrol 4.2% to 2.23 mt. The consumption of also improved 8.0% to 0.66 mt, lubes/greases 8.0% to 0.35 mt, 0.2% to 0.56 mt and (LDO) 0.2% to 0.04 mt. However, the consumption of pet coke declined 10.2% to 2.00 mt, kerosene 15.1% to 0.28 mt, diesel 0.8% to 6.03 mt and naphtha 3.2% to 1.13 mt in September 2018.

Consumption or sales of increased 3.6% to 104.38 mt in April-September 2018 over April-September 2017. Sales of diesel increased 3.2% to 40.84 mt, other products 27.9% to 4.84 mt, petrol 7.5% to 14.03 mt, naphtha 13.7% to 6.82 mt and LPG 7.1% to 12.04 mt. Consumption of bitumen moved up 20.7% to 2.90 mt, 10.8% to 4.07 mt, lubes/greases 15.5% to 1.93 mt and LDO 23.6% to 0.28 mt. However, the consumption of kerosene declined 10.1% to 1.78 mt, 6.6% to 3.22 mt and pet coke 14.8% to 11.62 mt in April-September 2018.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 19:16 IST
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