Japan imported 18.9 million kiloliters or 4.26 million barrels per day in February, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday, down 13.9% on year.
The crude import bill was 485 billion yen in February, the data showed, down 64.7% on year.
Coal imports were 12.65 million tonnes in February, down 14.2% on year. LNG imports stood at 5.25 million tonnes, down an annual 9.5%. Naphtha and gasoline imports came in at 1.37 million kiloliters, lower by 34.9% on year.