No. 23



Japanese Imports Fall By 1.5% In 1995 To 4.6Mn B/D

Japanese imports of crude oil amounted to 4.598mn b/d in 1995, a decline of 1.5% from the 1994 volume of 4.668mn b/d, according to preliminary import statistics for 1995 (see table below). Supplies from the Middle East accounted for 78.6% of total Japanese crude oil imports during 1995, totaling 3.614mn b/d. The UAE was the largest source of imports for Japan during the year at 1.239mn b/d,...