LONDON- Gasoline stocks held in independent storage in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) refining and storage hub rose by 3% in the week to Thursday, data from Dutch consultancy Insights Global showed, although much lower than the levels seen in the same period last year.
* Gasoline exports were strong, including to uncommon destinations like East Asia, said Insights Global's Lars van Wageningen, but there were also many incoming cargoes, creating congestion in ports.
* Gasoil stocks dropped 1% as demand up the Rhine River improved week-on-week, said van Wageningen.
* Naphtha stocks had a small downtick.
* Jet fuel stocks dropped by 3%, and fuel oil fell 7%.
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