Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIII

No 5

1-Feb-2010

SUPPLY /DEMAND

Chinas Crude Oil Imports Rise To 21.26Mn Tons In December, 203.7Mn Tons For 2009

Chinas crude oil imports for December totaled 21.26mn tons, a daily average of 5.01mn b/d for the month, according to data released by Chinas General Administration for Customs. The figure is 24% above November crude imports of 17.12mn tons. Chinas crude oil imports for 2009 totaled 203.7mn tons (4.07mn b/d) compared with 178.9mn tons...