Moscow. October 21. Russia in September, became the largest supplier of oil to China for the second time this year, according to data from the General administration of customs of the PRC.
China imported last month, 4,042 million tons of Russian oil, which is by 42.3% more than in September of 2014 and 30.9% volume August this year.
Saudi Arabia has reduced its shipments by 16.5% relative to last year’s level, to 3,952 million tonnes, and took the second position. In third place is Oman with the average of 3,165 million tons, which is 17.6% higher than shipments in September 2014, the results of the customs Agency Bloomberg. Angola dropped from second position to fourth in August last month, reducing supplies by 16.7% to 2,873 million tons.
China increased its oil imports in January-September by 8.8% compared with the same period last year – up to 248,62 million tons. Including the supply from Saudi Arabia grew by 5.1% – up to 38,451 million tons, from Russia – by 30% to 30,306 million tons. Thus, Russia remains on this indicator in second place.
Angola is in third position with a figure of 29,233 million tonnes (down 3.5%).