Egyptian butane imports fell by 23.17% year-on-year (YOY), reaching 181,000 tons in December 2018 compared to 235,600 imported in December 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reveal that butane output increased by 6.59% YOY, growing to 165,000 tons in December 2018 from 154,800 tons in the same month of 2017.

Meanwhile, the country’s butane consumption dropped by 4.42%, using 359,200 in December 2018 compared to 375,800 in the December a year earlier.

Egypt’s monthly butane imports decreased by 9.95% from the 201,000 tons of butane imported in November.