Egypt’s butane imports plunged by almost a quarter (23.49%) in September, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) show that the country imported 113,000 tons of butane in September, 35,000 less than the 148,000 imported in August.

The figures also show that imports sharply decreased by 26.53% year-on-year (YOY) in September from 153,800 tons in September 2017.

Egypt’s butane consumption dropped by 6.8% YOY, falling to 292,800 tons in September 2018 from 314,200 tons in September 2017.

Meanwhile, the country’s butane output decreased by 4.39%, producing 148,000 in September 2018 compared to 154,800 in the same month a year earlier.