Middle East Economic Survey


No 51-52


Chinas Crude Oil Imports Declined In November To 17.12Mn Tons

Chinas crude oil imports for November totaled 17.12mn tons, a daily average of 4.17mn b/d for the month, according to data released by Chinas General Administration for Customs on 11 December. The figure is 11.5% down from October imports of 19.34mn tons, but an increase of 28.1% year-on-year from 13.36mn tons (3.25mn b/d) in November 2008. China has imported some 182.5mn tons...