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Oil imports from Russia to China hit a record

Oil imports from Russia to China hit a record

As reported in the message, China in May increased its purchases of oil from Russia by about a quarter compared to April, the monthly volume of deliveries was a record.

“Oil imports from Russia to China in May rose by 55 percent compared to last year and reached a record level, displacing Saudi Arabia from the first place among suppliers,” the message says.

In May, deliveries amounted to almost 9 million barrels per day, which is almost 2 million barrels per day.Raw materials are delivered to China via the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean pipeline, as well as by sea from European and Far Eastern Russian ports.

Saudi Arabia thus became the second largest supplier, its May volumes increased by nine percent compared to May last year and amounted to 7.82 million tons, or 1.84 million barrels per day.