Egyptian butane imports grew by 10.58% year-on-year (YOY), reaching 302,000 tons in March 2019, compared to the 273,100 imported in March 2018, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed that butane production dropped by around 4.58% YOY, reaching 154,000 tons in March 2019, down from 161,400 tons in the same month of 2018.

The country’s butane consumption fell by 3.44%, with 342,200 tons in March 2019 compared to 354,400 tons in the March a year earlier.

Egypt’s monthly butane imports jumped by 88.75% from the 160,000 tons of butane imported in February 2019.