China’s January-April crude-oil imports rise 9.3pct

22-May-2012 Intellasia | Market Watch | 7:01 AM Print This Post

China imported 22.26 million metric tonnes of crude oil in April, the Hong Kong-based China Customs Statistics said Monday.

In the January to April period, China imported 92.87 million tonnes of crude, up 9.3 percent from year-earlier levels, it said.

China imported only 10 tonnes of gasoline in April but exported 140,000 tonnes, according to CCS. In April, it imported 40,000 tonnes of diesel and exported 80,000 tonnes.

China imported 350,000 tonnes of kerosene and exported 650,000 tonnes in April, it said. It also imported 2.22 million tonnes of fuel oil and exported 780,000 tonnes.

Meanwhile, China imported 1.06 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas in April. In the January to April period, it imported 4.31 million tonnes, up 36 percent on year.

China imported 25.05 million tonnes of coal in April, it said. In the January to April period, it imported 86.55 million tonnes, up 69.6 percent on year.


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