Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 18.34 million tonnes, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed.
Sales of gasoline, or petrol, were 13.2 percent higher from a year earlier at 2.37 million tonnes.
Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales increased 11.0 percent to 2.31 million tonnes, while naphtha sales fell 1.2 percent to 1.26 million tonnes. Read More
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