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China May crude runs up 3.5pc on year BEIJING: China's refinery crude throughput in May rose 3.5 percent from a year earlier to 40.33 million tonnes, or 9.5 million barrels per day (bpd), data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday.But daily crude runs were down from 9.63 million bpd in April, as refineries scaled back output amid peak maintenance period.Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...

Crude prices up as militants close in on Baghdad SINGAPORE: Crude prices on Friday extended the previous day's rally to sit at nine-month highs after militants closed in on Iraq's capital Baghdad, fuelling fears over supplies from the major crude producer.US benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, advanced 73 cents to $107.26 in late-morning trade after surging $2.13 in New York on Thursday to reach its highest level since September.Brent North Sea crude gained 57 cents to $113.59 per barrel after shooting up $3.07 in London.Iraq ...
Asia Pacific crude steady; August demand seen higher SINGAPORE: The Asia-Pacific crude market held steady ahead of trading for August cargoes, which will gain pace next week.Crude demand in the region is expected to increase slightly in August from the previous month as refiners ramp up purchases after seasonal maintenance, several traders said.Still, poor refining margins are likely to weigh on appetite, putting pressure on differentials, while crude supply in the region is expected to be largely steady from July, they said."Even if ...
Naphtha crack falls 1st time in almost a week  SINGAPORE: The Asian naphtha crack fell for the first time in almost a week on Thursday to reach a four-session low of $134.73 a tonne, with traders attributing the marginal decline to technical correction.Spot deals were muted after South Korean buyers LG Chem, Lotte Chemical and YNCC had this week bought at least 165,000 tonnes of naphtha for July delivery."Fundamentally, nothing much has changed in the market other than the flat price having risen. The ...
Oil prices up in Asian trade SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose in Asia Thursday following a surprisingly bullish US stockpiles report and on rising concerns that turmoil in Iraq will disrupt Middle East supplies.US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for July delivery rose 16 cents to $104.56 while Brent crude for July gained 33 cents to $110.28 in afternoon trade. Singapore's United Overseas Bank said prices are well-supported after the official US oil inventory report released Wednesday showed "a bigger than expected decline" ...
Oil prices up in Asian trade SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose in Asia Thursday following a surprisingly bullish US stockpiles report and on rising concerns that turmoil in Iraq will disrupt Middle East supplies.US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for July delivery rose 23 cents to $104.63 while Brent crude for July gained 40 cents to $110.35 in mid-morning trade. Singapore's United Overseas Bank said prices are well-supported after the official US oil inventory report released Wednesday showed "a bigger than expected decline" ...
Asia pacific crude firms; Rosneft sells Sokol SINGAPORE: The Asia-Pacific crude market firmed on Wednesday, with premiums for Russia's Sokol crude rising slightly from last month as refiners ramp up operations after maintenance.Rosneft sold 700,000 barrels of light sweet Sokol loading Aug. 9-18 in a tender at around $7.90 per barrel above Dubai quotes, traders said. That compared with premiums of $7.50-$8 per barrel last month.The buyer was not known and the deal could not be independently verified.The crude market was expected ...

 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyDecember
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln