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India's September Gasoline Sales Up 2% On Year, Diesel Down 7.3%

Gasoline sales by state retailers recovered to their level before the coronavirus pandemic for the first time since March, when India imposed curbs to contain it.

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India's gasoline consumption rose 2% from a year earlier, while diesel sales dropped 7.3%, provisional data from state-run Indian Oil Corp showed.

Gasoline sales by state retailers recovered to their level before the coronavirus pandemic for the first time since March, when India imposed curbs to contain it.

State companies Indian Oil Corp, Hindustan Petroleum Corp and Bharat Petroleum own about 90% of India's retail fuel outlets.

(Reuters)