Ethiopia: a billion Euros worth of fuel in the past 11 months

(HornTrade) -  Ethiopia imported one billion Euros worth of fuel in the past 11 months, which shows the country’s ever rising fuel consumption, APA learns here on Monday.

The Ethiopian Petroleum Enterprise said that the rise in fuel consumption has been witnessed due to the rapid economic growth of the country.

According to the enterprise, 195 fuel tankers enter the country daily carrying 45,000 litres of fuel each, mainly from Sudan and Djibouti.

It was reported that Ethiopia imported nearly 1.8 million metric tonnes of fuel during the last 11 months, which exceeded by 7.4 percent of the figure of the same time last year.

Source : APA

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