Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq were the top crude suppliers for China’s domestic market in November, Reuters reports.
China imported 1.26 million barrels per day (b/d) of Russian crude, 1.056 million b/d of Saudi Arabian crude, and 1.023 million b/d of Iraqi crude, the news agency reports.
Russian and Iraqi year-on-year crude exports to China rose while Saudi Arabia’s year-on-year exports fell, according to Reuters.
Driven in part by demand from refineries, Chinese imports climbed in November to 9.01 million b/d, the news agency reports.
The top three exporters to China in October were Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Angola, Platts previously reported.