Middle East Economic Survey


No 41


Japanese Crude Oil Imports Remain At 3.5Mn B/D During August

Japanese crude oil imports averaged 3.504mn b/d in August, down by 0.16% from 3.509mn b/d in July, according to monthly import data released by Japans Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) on 30 September. Year-on-year imports declined by 2.51% from 3.594mn b/d in August 2010. Monthly crude oil imports from the Middle East fell to 2.902mn b/d, down by 8.01% from 3.155mn...