TABLE 7.11

                                Consumption of Petroleum Products**
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                                                                                  Change          
                                                       April-October*   over     previous   year
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                            1993-94 1994-95 1995-96*    1995   1996      1994-95 1995-96 1996-97@
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                                          (Million tonnes)                        (per cent)

1.      Light distillates    10.6    11.6    13.1       6.4    6.8        10.1    12.9      6.5
        (a) Naphtha           3.2     3.4     3.7       1.9    1.8         6.6     7.9     -4.3
        (b) LPG               3.1     3.4     3.9       1.8    2.0        10.3    12.2      9.5
        (c) Petrol            3.8     4.1     4.7       2.3    2.5         8.1    13.0      8.8
2.      Middle distillates   38.2    41.0    45.5       21.5  23.3         7.4    11.1      8.2
        (a) Kerosene          8.7     9.0     9.4       4.6    4.8         3.0     4.6      4.8
        (b) Diesel oil       25.9    28.3    32.3       15.1  16.5         9.2    14.1      9.6
3.      Heavy ends of which  12.1    12.9    13.9       6.6    6.7         6.5     8.2      1.4
        Fuel oil              9.2     9.9    10.7       5.2    5.2         7.6     8.0     -1.3
        Total                60.8    65.5    72.6       34.5  36.7         7.7    10.8      6.5
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*       Provisional.
@       April-September
**      Excluding Refinery Boiler Fuel (RBF).


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