Japan’s Crude Oil Imports From UAE Hit 32 Million Barrels in October

Published December 2nd, 2019 - 09:00 GMT
Japan’s Crude Oil Imports From UAE Hit 32 Million Barrels in October
Arab oil accounted for 79.15 barrels or 92.4 percent of Japan’s petroleum needs in October. (Shutterstock)
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The figure accounts for 37.6 percent of Japan's total oil imports

Japan imported 32.24 million barrels of crude oil from the UAE in October, reported Emirates news agency Wam, citing data released by the Agency of Energy and Natural Resource in Tokyo.

The figure accounts for 37.6 percent of Japan's total oil imports, which represented the highest amount from one country in the reported month.

Arab oil accounted for 79.15 barrels or 92.4 percent of Japan’s petroleum needs in October. Crude oil provides around 35 percent of the energy needed to generate the third biggest economy in the world, according to the ministry.


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