THE total sales of petroleum products in November 2013 decreased by 18.6 per cent compared to the previous month.
Figures released by the Statistical Service showed a decline in the provisions of aviation kerosene and gasoil for marine use, as well as in the sales of heavy and light fuel oil, motor gasoline and gasoil low sulphur.
By contrast, a rise was recorded in the sales of kerosene, gasoil and asphalt. The total stocks of petroleum products at the end of the month recorded an increase of 9.2 per cent compared to the previous month.
During the period January–November 2013, the total sales of petroleum products recorded a decrease of 8.3 per cent compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.