Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 37

15-Sept-2008

China Crude Oil Imports Rise To 15.68Mn Tons In August

Chinas crude oil imports totaled 15.68mn tons (3.69mn b/d) for August, registering a turn-around for imports that declined during June and July, according to Chinas General Administration for Customs. The August import figure represents an increase of 13.7% over July imports of 13.70mn tons (MEES, 18 August). Total crude oil imports for the first eight months of the year amounted to...