Middle East Economic Survey


No 45


Japanese Crude Oil Imports Rise To 3.6Mn B/D During September

Japanese crude oil imports averaged 3.602mn b/d in September, up by 2.78% from the August average of 3.504mn b/d, according to import data released by Japans Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) on 31 October. Year-on-year imports rose by 4.53% from 3.446mn b/d in September 2010. Monthly crude oil imports from the Middle East rose by 10.42% to 3.204mn b/d in September...