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France’s Gasoline Demand Dropped 8.6% Last Month, Group Says

May 15, 2012

Gasoline consumption in France dropped 8.6 percent in April versus a year earlier, according to an industry group.

The nation’s diesel demand fell 0.3 percent in the same period, the Union Francaise des Industries Petrolieres, known as UFIP, said today in an e-mailed statement. Diesel accounted for 80.6 percent of road-fuel consumption last month, it said.

To contact the reporters on this story: Lananh Nguyen in London at lnguyen35@bloomberg.net; Rupert Rowling in London at rrowling@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Stephen Voss at sev@bloomberg.net


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