The Kingdom's oil bill rises to 1.4 billion dinars
Al Anbat - Rahaf Qawasmi
The Kingdom's bill of crude oil and its derivatives and mineral oils increased by 68.1 percent during the first five months of this year (2022).
Foreign trade data, issued by the Department of Statistics, today, Monday, indicated that the value of the oil bill amounted to about 1.392 billion dinars in the first five months of this year, compared to the same period last year, which amounted to about 828 million dinars. Fuel and mineral oils topped the list of the Kingdom's imports of oil derivatives, reaching 457 million dinars, compared to 304 million dinars in the same period last year, followed by crude oil "petroleum" by 329 million dinars, compared to 261 million dinars in the same period last year.
The Kingdom's imports of diesel amounted to about 309 million dinars, then oil spirits (gasoline) 275 million dinars, kerosene about 9 million dinars, and lubricants about 13 million dinars.