China’s imports of Iranian crude oil up 17.5% in August

25 September 2013 09:30  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s imports of crude oil from Iran rose by 17.5% year on year to 1.9m tonnes in August, customs data showed on Wednesday.
On a month-on-month basis, crude imports in August from Iran was up by 9.8%, according to China Customs.

Saudi Arabia was the biggest crude supplier to China in August, with a shipment of 3.8m tonnes, it said.

This represented 17.7% of China’s total 21.4m tonnes crude imports, according to customs data.

The next two biggest suppliers are Angola and Russia, delivering 3.1m and 2.1m tonnes of crude to China in August, respectively, the data showed.
By: Fanny Zhang
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