Updated: September 18, 2020 12:44:36 am
Petrol sales rose 1.7 per cent in the first half of September, growing for the first time since Covid-19-related lockdowns began in March, as per official sales data from the three leading state-owned oil marketing companies. Diesel sales, however, fell 6.2 per cent compared to sales in the first half of last September.
Petrol sales for the first 16 days of September stood at 1,041.4 thousand metric tonnes (TMT), up from 1,024.5 TMT in the year-ago period.
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