French Diesel Consumption Rose 5.2% in November, UFIP Says

Diesel consumption in France rose 5.2 percent last month from a year earlier, according to the Union Francaise des Industries Petrolieres, an industry group.

Gasoline demand fell 0.9 percent in the same period, the Paris-based group known as UFIP, said today in an e-mailed statement.

Diesel prices at the pump in France averaged 1.37 euros a liter in November, compared wiith this year’s peak of 1.46 euros at the end of August, according to European Commission data.

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