Nigeria imported 5.26bl in Q1 2020 – NBS

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Nigeria imported 5.21billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in the First Quarter (Q1) 2020, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed.

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In the period under review, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC ) imported 1.66billion litres of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), 258.27m litres of Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK), 28.33m litres of Low Pour Fuel Oil (LPFO) and 135.14m litres of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

NBS disclosed this on its website on Thursday.

According to its report: “The petroleum products importation statistics for Q1 2020 reflected that 5.26bn litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), 1.66bn litres of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), 258.27m litres of Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK), 28.33m litres of Low Pour Fuel Oil (LPFO) and 135.14m litres of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) were imported into the country in Q1 2020.”

The report said Zonal distribution of truck-out volume for Full Q1 2020 showed that 5.36bn of premium motor spirit

(PMS), 1.56bn litres of automotive gas oil (AGO), 8.73m litres of household kerosene (HHK), 283.90m

litres of Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK), 23.36m litres of Low Pour Fuel Oil (LPFO) and 290.24m of

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) were distributed nationwide during the period under review.

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