Middle East Economic Survey


No 46


Chinas Crude Oil Imports Reach 19.34Mn Tons In October

Chinas crude oil imports for October totaled 19.34mn tons, a daily average of 4.55mn b/d for the month, according to data released by Chinas General Administration for Customs on 11 November. The figure is 12.4% up from September imports of 17.2mn tons and an increase of 19.7 % year-on-year from October 2008 crude imports of 16.16mn tons (3.82mn b/d). October imports are the second largest...