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25% Rise in China's Crude Oil Imports from Russia

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7Dnews London - Reuters

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:26 GMT

Russia remained China's largest crude oil supplier in January, with imports rising 25% year on year to hold off rival Saudi Arabia, Chinese customs data showed on Monday, February 25th.

Imports from Russia, China's top supplier for the past three years, stood at 6.97 million tonnes, or 1.64 million barrels per day (bpd) last month, compared with 1.31 million bpd in January last year and 1.66 million bpd in December, according to Reuters calculations based on data from the General Administration of Customs.

Saudi Arabia supplied 5.76 million tonnes, or 1.36 million bpd, in January, up 34.2% from a year ago.


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