Egypt’s butane consumption decreased by 7.63% year-on-year (YOY) as the country used 284,600 tons in July 2018, compared to 308,100 tons in July 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) show that Egypt’s butane imports dropped by 5.26% to record 176,000 tons in July 2018, down from the 167,200 tons imported in the same month of 2017.

Meanwhile, the country’s output rose by around 4.96% as it produced 156,500 in July 2018, up from 149,100 in July 2017.

Egypt’s butane consumption dropped on a monthly basis by around 12.3% as the country consumed 324,500 tons in June 2018.