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Mideast Oil Flows

Middle East Oil Exports To Japan Rise 3.1% in 1993

Middle East crude oil and NGL exports to Japan rose marginally by 3.1% from3.255mn b/d in 1992 to 3.357mn b/d in 1993, while oil product imports fell by 1%from 223,000 b/d in 1992 to 220,700 b/d in 1993. Increased crude oil imports in1993 came mainly from Kuwait (from 148,600 b/d in 1992 to 191,400 b/d in 1993),from Qatar (from 254,300 b/d in 1992 to 290,100 b/d in 1993), and from threeAfrican...