Japan’s June crude oil imports rise 16% y/y – METI

Madiha Shakeel July 30, 2019

TOKYO: Japan’s crude oil imports rose 16% in June from a year earlier to 2.78 million barrels per day (13.25 million kilolitres), the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Tuesday.

Japan’s domestic oil product sales last month rose 4.8% from a year earlier to 2.57 million barrels per day (bpd), the data showed.

Gasoline sales dropped 5.7% to 817,372 bpd, while kerosene sales slumped 15.3% from a year earlier to 101,859 bpd, according to the data.

For a table showing Japan’s crude oil imports by source, click.

Copyright Reuters, 2019

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