REFILE-US gasoline demand slips last week as prices rise-MasterCard

Tue Feb 5, 2013 4:53pm EST

Feb 5 (Reuters) - U.S. retail gasoline demand fell by 1.6 percent last week from the previous week but was up 2.8 percent from the same week last year, MasterCard said on Tuesday.

A gallon of gasoline sold for $3.41 on average last week, 8 cents more than in the week to Jan. 25 and 1.7 percent lower than a year earlier, MasterCard said in its biweekly SpendingPulse report.

Demand over the past four weeks averaged 0.1 percent higher than at the same time last year, the report said.

Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.