Egypt’s diesel consumption fell 6.69% year-on-year (YOY) in March 2018, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Figures published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reveal that Egypt used 1.214 million tons of diesel in March 2018, down from 1.301 million tons of diesel in March 2017.

Meanwhile Egypt’s diesel production increased by 2.04% YOY reaching 600,000 tons in March 2018, compared to 588,000 tons of diesel produced in the same month of 2017.

Diesel output rose by around 16.73% from the 514,000 tons recorded in February 2018, while consumption increased by 19.49% from the 1.016 tons consumed in the preceding month.