China imports of Iranian oil rise 24% to 1.95m tonnes in Sept

23 October 2013 09:24  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China imported approximately 1.95m tonnes of crude oil from Iran in September, an increase of 24.4% year on year and 5.5% on month, official customs data showed on Wednesday.

China’s total oil imports from the Middle Eastern country in January-September were approximately 16m tonnes, up by 1.4% year on year, according to China Customs.

Saudi Arabia, Angola and Iraq were the three biggest crude supplier to China in September, with a delivery volume of 4.9m, 4.0m and 2.3m tonnes, respectively.

China’s overall crude imports in September increased by 27.9% on year to 25.68m tonnes.

By: Fanny Zhang
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