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Petrol sales down by 7.5% in December 2022

However, aviation fuel recorded a rise by 13.5%, meaning an increase of travelers in December 2022

Source: CNA

Sales at petrol stations in December 2022 were down by 7.5% compared to December 2021, according to data released on Friday by the Cyprus Statistical Service.

The total stocks of petroleum products at the end of December 2022 increased by 3.6% compared to the end of the previous month.

In December 2022, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 118,203 tonnes, recording a decrease of 8.7% compared to December 2021. A decrease was observed in the provisions of marine gasoil (42.5%) and in the sales of asphalt (55.4%), kerosene (39.9%), heating gasoil (18.8%) and road diesel (1.8%).

On the contrary, a rise was recorded in the provisions of aviation kerosene (13.5%), as well as in the sales of heavy and light fuel oil (62.8% and 4.3% respectively) and motor gasoline (0.2%). Sales from filling stations have registered a fall of 7.5% to 59,381 tonnes,

The total sales of petroleum products in December 2022 compared to November 2022 recorded a rise of 2.8%. Indicatively, an increase was recorded in the sales of motor gasoline (7.5%) and road diesel (0.8%) while the provisions of aviation kerosene decreased (15.0%).

During 2022, total sales of petroleum products increased by 9.9% compared to 2021. The provisions of aviation kerosene and marine gasoil rose by 67.7% and 8.0% respectively while an increase was also recorded in the sales of light fuel oil (13.8%), heating gasoil (12.4%), liquefied petroleum gases (10.3%) and motor gasoline (1.6%).

On the contrary, a decrease was observed in the sales of asphalt (26.5%) and road diesel (4.0%). In 2022 the sales from filling stations reached 654,073 tonnes, recording a slight fall of 0.9% compared to 2021.

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