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27-10-2021 14:22

Imports, Sales and Stocks of Petroleum Products: September2021

Annual change in sales +14,8% 

In September 2021, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 127.246 tonnes, recording a rise of 14,8% compared to September 2020. An increase was observed in the provisions of aviation kerosene (140,4%) and marine gasoil (48,3%), as well as in the sales of liquefied petroleum gases (55,9%), kerosene (30,0%) and heating gasoil (20,6%). The sales of motor gasoline and road diesel recorded a marginal increase (0,1%) while a decrease was recorded in the sales of light fuel oil (-29,9%) and asphalt (-23,8%). As far as the sales from filling stations are specifically concerned, these have registered an increase of 0,2% to 60.840 tonnes.

The total sales of petroleum products in September 2021 compared to August 2021 recorded a rise of 15,7%. Indicatively, the provisions of aviation kerosene rose by 8,2%, the sales of motor gasoline by 6,9% and those of road diesel by 16,4%.

The total stocks of petroleum products at the end of September 2021 recorded a fall of 10,5% compared to the end of the previous month.

During the period January – September 2021, the total sales of petroleum products increased by 0,9% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

Table 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Products

Total Sales (tonnes)

 

Percentage Change (%)

Sep  2021

Sep  2020

Jan - Sep  2021

Jan - Sep  2020

 

Sep 2021/

 Sep2020

Jan - Sep  2021/    Jan - Sep  2020

Unleaded Motor Gasoline

30.404

30.373

226.207

210.094

 

0,1

7,7

Aviation Gasoline

2

2

19

14

 

0,0

35,7

Aviation Kerosene

25.513

10.614

99.512

74.098

 

140,4

34,3

Kerosene

269

207

8.285

10.262

 

30,0

-19,3

Road Diesel

32.497

32.465

258.277

235.352

 

0,1

9,7

Gasoil for Agriculture use

2.106

1.987

18.085

18.695

 

6,0

-3,3

Heating Gasoil

4.382

3.633

56.030

65.840

 

20,6

-14,9

Gasoil for Marine use

12.976

8.747

75.711

97.019

 

48,3

-22,0

Light Fuel Oil

11.013

15.704

112.802

144.156

 

-29,9

-21,8

Heavy Fuel Oil

664

719

6.862

6.320

 

-7,6

8,6

Lubricants

248

277

1.962

1.722

 

-10,5

13,9

Asphalt

2.276

2.985

28.625

20.576

 

-23,8

39,1

Liquefied Petroleum Gases

4.896

3.141

39.994

39.955

 

55,9

0,1

Total

127.246

110.854

932.371

924.103

 

14,8

0,9

 

Table 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Products

Sales from Filling Stations (tonnes)

 

Percentage Change (%)

Sep  2021

Sep  2020

Jan - Sep  2021

Jan - Sep  2020

 

Sep  2021/

Sep  2020

Jan - Sep  2021/    Jan - Sep  2020

Unleaded Motor Gasoline

30.073

29.969

222.696

206.094

 

0,3

8,1

Kerosene

217

173

6.485

7.545

 

25,4

-14,0

Road Diesel

26.189

26.668

206.836

191.195

 

-1,8

8,2

Gasoil for Agriculture use

1.503

1.472

12.817

13.622

 

2,1

-5,9

Heating Gasoil

2.723

2.266

35.444

41.614

 

20,2

-14,8

Light Fuel Oil

33

40

325

368

 

-17,5

-11,7

Lubricants

102

122

775

714

 

-16,4

8,5

Total

60.840 

60.710 

485.378 

461.152 

 

0,2

5,3

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

 

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