Vol­ume of im­ported petrol in Latvia down 3.1%

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Com­pared to a year ago, the vol­ume of petrol im­ported to Latvia this year de­clined 3.1% in the first three months of 2018. Im­ports of diesel fuel have de­clined 7.9% in the same pe­riod of time.

A to­tal of 61.398 mil­lion litres of petrol and 259.400 mil­lion tonnes of diesel fuel were im­ported to Latvia in the first three months of 2018, ac­cord­ing to data from the Cen­tral Sta­tis­ti­cal Bureau of Latvia.

The value of petrol im­ported to Latvia in the first three months was EUR 24.068 mil­lion, which is 4.4% less when com­pared to the same pe­riod of 2017. The value of diesel fuel was EUR 129.7778 mil­lion (3.3% less). The largest por­tion of im­ported petrol and diesel fuel came from Lithua­nia.

Latvia im­ported 39.232 mil­lion litres of petrol from Lithua­nia this year, which is 63.9% of the to­tal vol­ume of im­ported petrol. Latvia also im­ported 20.269 mil­lion litres (33.6%) of petrol from Fin­land. Com­pared to the same pe­riod of 2017, the vol­ume of petrol im­ported from Lithua­nia has de­clined 6.1%, whereas the vol­ume im­ported from Fin­land has in­creased 1%.

The vol­ume of diesel fuel im­ported from Lithua­nia in the first three months of 2018 was 116.700 tonnes, which was equal to 45% of the to­tal vol­ume of im­ported diesel fuel and 29.6% less when com­pared to 2017. From Fin­land Latvia im­ported 34.1% of diesel fuel or 88,300 tonnes, which is 16.7% more than a year prior. Latvia also im­ported 16.3% or 42,300 tonnes from Be­larus, which is 6.6 times more than a year prior. Latvia also im­ported 179 tonnes of crude in the afore­men­tioned pe­riod. This vol­ume is 4.5 larger when com­pared to a year prior. 86.5% of this vol­ume came from Estonia.

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