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Japan's Crude Oil Imports Rose by 3.2% in 1992

Japan's crude oil imports in 1992 totaled 4.318mn b/d compared to 4.182mn b/din 1991, a rise of 3.2%, according to figures released by Japan's Ministry ofInternational Trade and Industry (MITI). Japan's Middle East crude importstotaled 3.254mn b/d, or 75.4% of total imports. The largest supplier of crudeoil in 1992 was the UAE, with 1.049mn b/d, or 24.3% of the total. Saudi Arabiawas second, with supplies of...