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Fuel sales up despite trend of decline

04 May, 2016
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New Government data shows a surge in demand for road fuels. Diesel sales were up by 7.9% in the month to 14 March, compared with the same period last year, and petrol sales increased by 5.6%, despite a long-term trend of decline, and overall sales of both fuels, including commercial, were up by 7.0%.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson said: "Latest Government data suggests that increased economic activity and cheaper prices had a significant impact on the demand for fuel in the month to 14 March. However, much of this increase will have been taken by the big four supermarkets."

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 12 March 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands122.51130.41119.75
North East121.9159.90130.37118.93
North West122.10129.79119.33
Northern Ireland121.63127.90119.50
South East123.38130.89120.64
South West123.01129.58119.87
West Midlands121.9062.90131.05119.12
Yorkshire & Humber121.76131.69118.84

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