Egypt’s consumption of petroleum products dropped by around 18% year-on-year (YOY) in September 2018 to 2.585 million tons, compared to 3.156 million tons in September 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) show that petroleum product’s output slightly increased by 0.073% from 2.751 million tons in September 2017, to 2.753 million tons in the same month of 2018.

Egypt’s consumption of petroleum products decreased by around 2.5% month-on-month, down from the 2.652 million tons produced in August 2018.