Fuel consumption fell in February

According to data from the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP), fuel consumption in Brazil in February fell by 6.2%, totaling sales of 10.116 billion liters. The cumulative percentage was a decrease of 3.6% per year.

Gasoline consumption increased by 2.4% compared to February 2016, which was 3.546 billion liters. Diesel had a decline of 5.8% to 4.036 billion liters. The consumption of hydrous ethanol fell 24.1% in February (865 million liters) and accumulates a decline of 25.7% in the year.

As for the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), consumption fell 5.3% in February. Other fuels also fell as jet fuel, aviation gasoline and kerosene lighting.


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