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Fuel usage up 2.3% in first 8 months

Diesel consumption down but expected to pick up now that prices have been reduced

An attendant refuels a motorcycle at a Bangchak petrol station on Sept 20. (Photo: Somchai Poomlard)

Fuel consumption in the first eight months this year increased by 2.3% to 155 million litres per day, though demand for diesel fell as prices rose, according to the Department of Energy Business.

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