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UAE and Saudi Arabia account for more than 68% of Japan’s oil needs in February

01 Apr 2020
Arab oil accounted for 90.9 percent of Japan’s petroleum needs in February. (AFP)
Arab oil accounted for 90.9 percent of Japan’s petroleum needs in February. (AFP)
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Updated 03 Apr 2020
01 Apr 2020

Arab News Tokyo

Saudi Arabia provided about third of total Japan’s crude oil imports in February with 27.903 million barrels or 33.5 percent of the total. Japan also imported 29.463 million barrels or 35.4 percent from the UAE, data released by the Agency of Energy and Natural Resource in Tokyo showed.

Oil imports from Kuwait accounted for 7.596 million barrels or 9 percent. Qatar also provided 8.461 million barrels or 10.2 percent.

Arab oil accounted for 75.690 or 90.9 percent of Japan’s petroleum needs in February.

While Russia provided 2.534 million barrels or 3 percent, the same month.

Japan’s total crude oil imports in February amounted to 83.289 million barrels, the agency reported.

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