Egypt’s butane imports increased by around 21.76% Year-on-Year (Y.o.Y), reaching 235,600 tons in December 2017 compared to 193,500 tons in December 2016, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

This comes despite the decrease in Egypt’s butane consumption by around 2.72% Y.o.Y to be 375,800 tons in December 2017 from 386,300 tons in the same month of the preceding year, according to a report by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

Meanwhile, butane production in Egypt remained the same in December 2017 as the same month last year, recording 154,800 tons.

Egypt’s imports of butane grew by around 21.88% in one month, standing at 193,300 tons in November 2017.