Brazil sells more diesel than gasoline in 2011 - Sindicom

29 December 2011 20:31  [Source: ICIS news]

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (ICIS)--Brazil's fuel distributors sold more diesel than gasoline in 2011, fuel distributor union Sindicom said on Thursday.

All of Sindicom’s associated companies, which represent 80% of the domestic market, sold a volume of 87.4bn litres of fuels in 2012, including 43bn litres of diesel and 35.3bn litres of gasoline.

Demand for diesel may increase in 2012 as the Brazilian truck fleet adopts new technology that uses diesel with lower sulphur levels beginning in January.

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