China's Nov Iran Crude Oil Imports Down, Russia Takes Top Spot


BEIJING, Dec 21 (Reuters) - China's November crude oil imports from Iran fell 5.1 percent from a year earlier to 2.02 million tonnes, or 491,100 barrels per day (bpd), customs data showed on Monday.

On a daily basis, November imports from Iran rose 45.2 percent from 338,300 bpd in October.

Russia again became China's top provider of crude oil in November, supplying the country with 3.90 million tonnes, or 949,900 bpd, during the month.

(Reporting By Adam Rose)

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