Egypt’s butane imports fell by around 11.45% year-on-year (Y.o.Y) to record 193,300 tons in November 2017, compared to 218,300 tons in November 2016, according to a report by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Butane consumption slightly decreased by around 2%, reaching 349,500 tons in November 2017, from 356,700 tons in 2016, CAPMAS report added.

Moreover, Egyptian butane output dropped by around 9.5% as the country produced 136,100 tons in November 2017, compared to 150,400 tons in the same period of the previous year.

Consumption of butane surged during 2017, recording 341,200 tons in October, and stood at 314,200 tons in September, which was a decrease from the 316,000 tons consumed in August 2017.