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27-09-2021 13:44

Imports, Sales αnd Stocks Of Petroleum Products: August 2021

In August 2021, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 110.010 tonnes, recording a rise of 15,9% compared to August 2020. An increase was observed in the provisions of aviation kerosene (103,3%), as well as in the sales of heavy fuel oil (119,7%), liquefied petroleum gases (16,4%), heating gasoil (14,4%), light fuel oil (10,9%), road diesel (4,0%) and motor gasoline (2,6%). On the contrary, a decrease was recorded in the provisions of marine gasoil (-14,0%), as well as in the sales of kerosene (-28,6%). As far as the sales from filling stations are specifically concerned, these have registered an increase of 3,4% to 54.436 tonnes.

The total sales of petroleum products in August 2021 compared to July 2021 recorded a drop of 5,8%. Indicatively, the provisions of aviation kerosene rose by 28,0%, while the sales of motor gasoline decreased by 5,6% and those of road diesel by 14,2%.

The total stocks of petroleum products at the end of August 2021 recorded a fall of 14,0% compared to the end of the previous month.

During the period January – August 2021, the total sales of petroleum products decreased by 1,0% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

 

Table 1

Products

Total Sales (tonnes)

Percentage Change (%)

Aug  2021

Aug  2020

Jan - Aug  2021

Jan - Aug  2020

Aug 2021/

Aug 2020

Jan - Aug  2021/Jan - Aug  2020

Unleaded Motor Gasoline

28.432

27.715

195.803

179.721

2,6

8,9

Aviation Gasoline

4

2

17

12

100,0

41,7

Aviation Kerosene

23.586

11.602

73.999

63.484

103,3

16,6

Kerosene

45

63

8.016

10.055

-28,6

-20,3

Road Diesel

27.923

26.855

225.780

202.887

4,0

11,3

Gasoil for Agriculture use

1.692

1.533

15.979

16.708

10,4

-4,4

Heating Gasoil

3.044

2.660

51.648

62.207

14,4

-17,0

Gasoil for Marine use

6.681

7.766

62.735

88.272

-14,0

-28,9

Light Fuel Oil

13.536

12.206

101.789

128.452

10,9

-20,8

Heavy Fuel Oil

167

76

6.198

5.601

119,7

10,7

Lubricants

205

202

1.714

1.445

1,5

18,6

Asphalt

1.608

1.620

26.349

17.591

-0,7

49,8

Liquefied Petroleum Gases

3.087

2.651

35.098

36.814

16,4

-4,7

Total

110.010

94.951

805.125

813.249

15,9

-1,0

 

Table 2

Products

Sales from Filling Stations (tonnes)

Percentage Change (%)

Aug  2021

Aug  2020

Jan - Aug  2021

Jan - Aug  2020

Aug 2021/

Aug 2020

Jan - Aug  2021/ Jan - Aug  2020

Unleaded Motor Gasoline

28.137

27.244

192.623

176.125

3,3

9,4

Kerosene

38

38

6.268

7.372

0,0

-15,0

Road Diesel

23.258

22.532

180.647

164.527

3,2

9,8

Gasoil for Agriculture use

1.211

1.091

11.314

12.150

11,0

-6,9

Heating Gasoil

1.668

1.605

32.721

39.348

3,9

-16,8

Light Fuel Oil

28

32

292

328

-12,5

-11,0

Lubricants

96

91

673

592

5,5

13,7

Total

54.436

52.633

424.538

400.442

3,4

6,0

Methodological information

Scope and Coverage

The collection of data on Imports, Sales and Stocks of Petroleum Products is carried out on a monthly basis.

It concerns the sales of petroleum products from filling stations and the sales to government departments, to the British Bases and the United Nations, to ships and to other customers, as well as the stocks held at the end of each month. Only the petroleum companies are being covered. Additionally, the imports of petroleum products imported directly from the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) and the manufacturing industry are also included.

Data collection

The collection of data is conducted by the Statistical Service on a monthly basis by electronically receiving a purpose-designed questionnaire from each of these companies.

For more information:

Statistical Service (CYSTAT) Website, subtheme Energy

Contact:

Nafsika Apostolou: Tel.: +35722602199, E-mail: napostolou@cystat.mof.gov.cy

(NG/IK)