Egypt’s butane imports decreased by around 16.4% year-on-year (YOY) as the country imported 139,800 tons in June 2018, compared to 167,600 tons in June 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The new figures published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) show that Egypt’s monthly butane imports dropped by 35.9%, compared to the 218,100 tons imported in May 2018.

Meanwhile, Egypt’s butane consumption rate remained at 324,500 tons in June 2018 – the same figure recorded in June 2017.

The country’s butane output grew by around 4.3%, reaching 155,500 tons in June 2018, up from the 149,100 tons in 2017.