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LPG in Europe

World LPG consumption


 

LPG in Europe 1999

 

Sales in 1000 tons

Gas cylinders

Small bulk

Total 1999

Autogas

of Total

Belgium

80

280

360

97

Denmark

24

56

80

7

Germany

193

1.493

1.686

8

Finland

18

212

230

-

France

782

2.426

3.208

293

Greece

90

319

409

20

England

-

-

-

5

Ireland

41

101

142

2

Italy

-

-

3.796

1.322

Luxemburg

21

4

25

3

Netherlands

19

760

779

646

Norway

8

110

118

3

Austria

22

141

163

1

Poland

460

549

1.009

19

Portugal

646

414

1.060

-

Sweden

464

18

482

-

Switzerland

19

64

83

-

Slovenia

36

45

81

-

Spain

1.795

773

2.568

37

Czech Rep.

41

122

163

65

Hungary

191

114

305

3

Total

5.195

8.815

17.806

2.926

World LPG consumption 1999

in 1000 tons

Country

Sales 1999

Change v. 98 in %

USA

53 694

3,40

Canada

6 210

1,20

Total North America -

60 174

3,20

Cuba

90,00

0,00

Dominican Republic

388,00

4,00

Mexico

10 145

8,30

Puerto Rico

218,00

16,60

Other

841,00

4,00

Total Central America -

11 682

7,90

Argentina

1 550

-1,70

Bolivia

282,00

0,70

Brazil

6 876

4,20

Chile

980,00

2,50

Colombia

748,00

5,10

Ecuador

606,00

-0,80

Peru

375,00

8,10

Venezuela

3 476

5,60

Other

213,00

3,90

Total South America -

15 106

3,60

Austria

163,00

-1,80

Belgium and Luxemburg

645,00

-5,40

Bulgaria

130,00

17,10

Croatia

125,00

0,00

Czech Republic

220,00

4,80

Denmark

80,00

-5,90

Finland

458,00

7,30

France

3 773

3,80

Germany

2 785

-8,50

Greece

409,00

-9,30

Hungary

305,00

-7,00

Republic of Ireland

142,00

2,90

Italy

3 952

5,00

Netherlands

1 481

-29,50

Norway

1 118

0,00

Poland

1 009

14,70

Portugal

1 060

-1,80

Romania

282,00

0,70

Spain

2 570

1,50

Sweden

724,00

-14,50

Switzerland

223,00

1,40

Turkey

3 363

4,30

United Kingdom

3 140

-2,5

Other

258,00

0,40

Total West. & Cent. Europe -

28 415

-1,70

Belarus

320,00

-4,50

Russian Federation

3 582

1,30

Ukraine

350,00

-8,90

Other

553,00

12,60

Total Former Soviet Union -

4 805

1,30

Iran

2 261

15,40

Iraq

1 450

-3,30

Israel

545,00

1,90

Jordan

245,00

0,40

Saudi Arabia

4 100

13,90

Syria

500,00

11,10

United Arab Emirates

653,00

28,00

Yemen

435,00

2,40

Other

584,00

16,80

Total Middle East -

10 773

10,80

Algeria

1 600

12,70

Egypt

2 430

5,70

Kenia

32,00

-8,60

Libya

440,00

2,30

Morocco

1 066

2,90

Nigeria

50,00

11,10

Senegal

96,00

11,60

South Africa

301,00

3,80

Sudan

368,00

4,80

Tunisia

32,00

3,20

Other

316,00

4,30

Total Africa -

6 731

6,40

China

12 239

21,60

Hong Kong

140,00

0,70

India

5 660

16,00

Indonesia

876,00

8,70

Japan

18 976

0,70

Malaysia

1 570

6,90

Pakistan

240,00

11,10

Philippines

1 058

12,80

Singapore

110,00

-3,50

South Korea

6 552

11,80

Sri Lanka

140,00

12,00

Taiwan

1 525

1,80

Thailand

1 936

1,80

Vietnam

200,00

17,00

Other

118,00

5,40

Total Asia -

51 340

8,90

Australia

2 050

4,10

New Zealand

104,00

-1,90

Other

36,00

2,90

Total Australasia -

2 190

3,70

Total World

191 216

4,70

 

World consumption data provided by courtesy of MCH Oil & Gas Consultancy


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