Gasoline Consumption Up 8%
EghtesadOnline: Iranians used an average of 79.7 million liters per day of gasoline between Nov. 22 and Dec. 16, up 8% compared with the corresponding period of last fiscal year.
The country also burned 80.9 million liters per day of the fuel from the beginning of the present fiscal year in March to Dec. 16, up from 74.9 ml/d in the same period of last year, ISNA reported. Reportedly, close to 15.5 million liters of gasoline have been used in Tehran per month during the first six months of the current fiscal that will end in March 2018. Iran’s all-time daily consumption record, 105.9 million liters, was set on March 31, 2016, during the annual Norouz (New Year) holidays. According to Mohammad Reza Mousavikhah, a deputy at the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company, gasoline consumption increased because of a rise in automobile production and import, according to Financial Tribune.