Oil bill soars to JD1.4 billion in first 5 months

[02-08-2022 11:22 AM]

Ammon News - The Kingdom's bill of crude oil, derivatives and mineral oils spiked 68.1 percent during the first five months of the year, according to Department of Statistics figures.

The oil bill shot up to about JD1.392 billion dinars in the first five months of the year, compared to JD828 million in the same period of last year, foreign trade data released by the department Monday showed.

Fuel and mineral oils topped the list of the Kingdom's imports of oil derivatives, reaching 457 million dinars, compared to 304 million dinars in the same period of last year, followed by crude petroleum at 329 million dinars, compared to 261 million dinars in the same period of last year, it said.

The Kingdom's diesel imports were at about 309 million dinars, gasoline 275 million dinars, kerosene about 9 million dinars and lubricants about 13 million dinars, the figures reveled.

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