HANOI -- Vietnam’s crude oil imports in the first 11 months of this year rose 52.3% from a year earlier to 10.82 million tonnes, government data released on Sunday showed.
Its crude oil exports in the January-November period rose 22.7% from a year earlier to 4.48 million tonnes, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said in a statement.
The country’s crude oil output in the period fell 13.5% to 8.81 million tonnes, the GSO said. Its coal output rose 7.8% to 45.61 million tonnes.
Vietnam’s refined petroleum product imports in the first 11 months of this year fell 18.1% from a year earlier to 7.45 million tonnes, the GSO added.