Russia was largest oil exporter to China in December

Russia increased the volume of oil supplies to China.

Russia increased the volume of oil supplies to China.

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Russian exports of oil to China ranked second for all of 2015.

In December 2015 Russia increased the volume of oil supplies to China to 4.81 million tons, which is 29 percent more than the year before. The report from China’s General Administration of Customs shows that Russia took first place on this indicator among all oil-exporting countries for the month.

The report states that in the past month Saudi Arabia exported 4.47 million tons to China, a decrease of 1.2 percent. This knocked that country into second place.

In 2015 Russia was the largest exporter of oil to China in four separate months: May, September, November and December. Overall in 2015 Russia’s export of oil to China ranked second after Saudi Arabia.

First published in Russian in TASS.

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