The leader in consumption in the first month of 2020 was fuel oil. According to the State Statistics Service, 21.4 thousand tons were sold in January 2020, while only 10.1 thousand tons were sold in January 2019.
At the same time, coal performed the most impressive drop in consumption – 3,415.3 thousand tons were sold in January 2020, which is 24.2% less than at the beginning of 2019 (4,505.9 thousand tons.).
Natural gas consumption also decreased – 4,423.7 million cubic meters, which is 10.3% less than in 2019 (4,929.6 million cubic meters).
Gasoline lost a step – in 2020, 33.5 thousand tons were used in Ukraine compared to 35.4 thousand tons in 2019. Thus, the decline was 5.4%. At the same time, 92.9 thousand tons were sold to the population through gas stations per month, which is 12.2% more than last January (82.8 thousand tons).
Consumption of liquefied gas is growing: 11.9 thousand tons in 2020 compared to 10.1 thousand tons in 2019. Particularly impressive is the growth in sales to the population through gas stations: 82.5 thousand tons, which is 33.7% more than in the compared period of 2019 (61.7 thousand tons).
Diesel fuel also feels confident on the market – sales through gas stations in January 2020 amounted to 91.4 thousand tons, which is 25.6% more than in January 2019 (72.6 thousand tons).
The increase in diesel fuel consumption as a whole amounted to 6.1%: 2020 – 250.1 thousand tons, 2019 – 235.8 thousand tons.