Middle East Economic Survey


No 9


Chinas Crude Oil Imports Fell To 17.11Mn Tons In January

Chinas crude oil imports for January totaled 17.11mn tons (4.03mn b/d), according to data released by Chinas General Administration for Customs on 24 February. The figure is 19.5% below the December total (see table). Chinas main source of crude imports in January was Angola (3.36mn tons), followed by Saudi Arabia (2.91mn tons), Russia (1.27mn tons), Sudan (1.15mn tons)...