Spain’s Diesel, Gasoline Demand Declined in March, Cores Says

April 30 (Bloomberg) -- Spain’s diesel and gasoline consumption fell in March, according to Corporacion de Reservas Estrategicas de Productos Petroliferos, the government agency known as Cores.

Diesel demand declined 8.4 percent from the same month last year to 1.69 million metric tons, preliminary data posted today on the agency’s website show. Gasoline use dropped 10 percent to 377,000 tons.

Demand for gasoline and diesel both increased from the January and February levels, according to the monthly data compiled by Bloomberg.

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