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Nigeria imported 20.89bn litres of PMS in 2019 —NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Wednesday the country imported 20.89 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, in 2019.

The bureau disclosed this in its latest report on petroleum products importation statistics for 2019.

It said the country also imported 5.15 billion litres of Automotive Gas (AGO), and 128.11 million litres of Household Kerosene (HHK) in the period under review.

“1.07 billion litres of Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK) and 45.98 million litres of Low Pour Fuel Oil (LPFO) were imported during the period.

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“526.06 million litres of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) were imported into the country in the year under review,” the NBS said.

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