No. 14



CSFB Report Estimates Chinas 2000 Stockbuild At Almost 70Mn Barrels

China increased its inventories of crude oil and products by almost 70mn barrels during 2000, according to Credit Suisse First Boston. In a report entitled China Syndrome Update, published on 26 March, CSFBs Oil Team led by Mark Flannery state that this stockbuild should dampen Chinas positive demand growth effect on the crude market in 2001, if the inventories are reduced this year as...