China: Angola is second-biggest supplier of oil to China in November

29 December 2008

Beijing, China, 29 Dec – Angola was the second-biggest supplier of oil to the People’s Republic of China in November of this year, behind Saudi Arabia, according to information published in Beijing by the Chinese Customs service.

According to the same source, China acquired 1.06 million tonnes of oil (503,000 bpd) from Angola, a fall of 27.1 percent against November 2007.

Saudi Aarabi provided 3.84 million tonnes of oil (939,000 bpd) to China, which was a 69.8 percent rise against November 2007.

The third biggest exporter of oil to China was Iran followed by Kuwait.

Chinese crude oil imports in November totalled 13.36 million tonnes (3.27 million bpd), a drop of 1.9 percent on the same month of 2007. (macauhub)

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