Middle East Economic Survey


No 47


Chinas Crude Oil Imports Rise In October

China imported 20.80mn tons (4.89mn b/d) of crude during October, according to data released by Chinas General Administration for Customs. October imports increased by 1.7% over September imports of 20.45mn tons (4.82mn b/d) and they are 26.9% over October 2010 crude imports of 16.39mn tons (3.86mn b/d). During the January-October 2011 period, China has imported a total of 207.57mn tons of crude...