3 Jun 2021

JBC in the Media - Reuters

"'Middle distillates are proving to continue to be the weak link (in Asia), with jet demand obviously still struggling on the back of reduced aviation demand,' said Philip Jones-Lux, energy market analyst at JBC Energy.

'Diesel demand has proven relatively resilient through much of the pandemic, but with Indian mobility taking a hit --a market where diesel is more prevalent in personal travel than elsewhere in Asia -- and monsoon season coming, diesel is also now under pressure,' he added."