Egypt’s diesel consumption dropped by 2.49% year-on-year (YOY) to reach 1.136 million tons in July 2018, down from 1.165 million tons in July 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reveal that Egypt’s diesel output dropped by around 14.26%, producing 529,000 tons in July 2018 compared to 617,000 tons in the same month a year earlier.

The country’s monthly diesel consumption increased by 12.03% up from the 1.014 million tons consumed in June.

Meanwhile, the country’s production decreased by around 5.7% down from the 561,000 tons produced in June 2018.