Egyptian butane output grew by 12.42% year-on-year (YOY), reaching 153,000 tons in November 2018 compared to 136,100 produced in November 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reveal that butane consumption decreased by 10.44% YOY, falling to 313,000 tons in November 2018 from 349,500 tons in the same month of 2017.

Meanwhile, the country’s butane imports increased by 3.98%, importing 201,000 in November 2018 compared to 193,300 in the November a year earlier.

Egypt’s monthly butane imports rose by 59.5% from the 126,000 tons of butane imported in October.