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Vietnam 2019 net crude oil imports 3.64 mln tonnes vs 1.3 mln tonnes in 2018: customs

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10:00 GMT+7
Vietnam 2019 net crude oil imports 3.64 mln tonnes vs 1.3 mln tonnes in 2018: customs
A vessel sails near PetroVietnam oil tanks in Vung Tau, Vietnam April 27, 2018. Photo: Reuters

Vietnam’s net crude oil imports in 2019 reached 3.64 million tonnes, up from 1.3 million tonnes a year earlier, government’s customs data released on Monday showed.

The country’s crude oil imports during the year rose 47.1% to 7.616 million tonnes, while is crude oil exports edged up 0.4% to 3.976 million tonnes, the Customs Department said in a statement.

Vietnam’s imports of petroleum products in 2019 fell 14.2% to 9.798 million tonnes, the department said.

Its petroleum products exports fell 0.4% to 3.108 million tonnes.



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