JAPAN AND INDIA IMPORTED RECORD SHARE FROM MIDEAST IN Q2^; IN CHINA GULF PRODUCERS HAVE BEEN SQUEEZED BY RUSSIAN AND AMERICAS SUPPLIES (% OF IMPORTS) ...
 
...IN VOLUME TERMS (‘000 B/D) CHINA REMAINS WAY OUT IN FRONT WITH INDIA OVERTAKING STAGNANT JAPAN FOR NO.2 SPOT
*SAUDI ARABIA, IRAN, IRAQ, KUWAIT, UAE, OMAN, QATAR, BAHRAIN, YEMEN. ^APR-MAY FOR INDIA & JAPAN. NO Q2 DATA FOR CHINA. SOURCE: OFFICIAL IMPORT STATISTICS, MEES CALCULATIONS.