Year-on-year (Y.o.Y.) butane consumption fell 5.4% in October, decreasing from 360,600 tons in October 2016 to 341,200 tons in October 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Butane imports remained constant. Egypt imported 211,200 tons in October 2017 and 211,300 tons in October 2016, according to statistics released by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

Output fell 14.21% to 135,800 tons in October 2017 from the 158,300 tons produced the previous October.

Despite the year-on-year decrease, consumption rose 8.59% from the 314,200 tons of butane consumed in September. Output, however, experienced a 12.27% decline from the 154,800 tons produced in September.