In November 2015, diesel sales increased almost 17 percent for the first 10 months of the year compared to 2014 overshadowing sales of gasoline and autogas liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), Turkish Oil Industry Association (PETDER) data revealed Tuesday.
For the month of November diesel sales reached 2.05 million cubic meters while gasoline sales rose by 13.08 percent to 221,411 cubic meters and autogas LPG increased by 5.84 percent to 248,706 tonnes.
Additionally, gasoline, diesel and autogas LPG sales in Turkey increased in the first eleven months of 2015, compared to the same period of the previous year, the data showed.
During the first eleven months of 2015, total diesel sales in the country rose by 12.94 percent to reach 21.9 million cubic meters, compared to 19.4 million cubic meters recorded in the same period of 2014.
In the January to November period, Turkey's total gasoline sales increased to 2.5 million cubic meters up by 7.69 percent compared to 2014. The total autogas LPG sales rose by 5.13 percent to reach 2.8 million tonnes, from 2.6 million tonnes last year.
By Zeynep Beyza Kilic