(QCOSTARICA) In the first half of 2016 fuel sales grew by 11% compared to the same period last year.

From a statement issued by Recope:

Total fuel consumption continues to grow, in the first half of 2016 alone, sales increased by 11% compared to demand in the same period last year, going from 1,511,140,000 liters to 1,677,206,000 liters, which is a difference of 166 million liters, equivalent to about one million barrels.

Products whose demand grew in the first six months of this year, relative to the cumulative total sales by product in the same period last year, were: Super gasoline with 19.3%, JET A-1 with a 15.7%, diesel 50 with 9.89%, and liquefied petroleum gas with 9.3%.

Source: Centralamericandata.com