Egypt’s consumption of diesel reached 1.016 million tons in February 2018, a 9.12% year-on-year (Y.o.Y) decrease, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Figures published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reveal that the north African country consumed 1.118 million tons of diesel in February 2017 by comparison.

Egypt’s diesel output fell by 11.22% Y.o.Y reaching 514,000 tons in February 2018, compared to 579,000 tons of diesel produced in the same month of 2017.

Diesel production decreased by around 7.22% from the 554,000 tons recorded in January 2018, while consumption fell by 12.86% from the 1.16 tons consumed in the preceding month.