Kuwait’s crude oil exports to Japan down 20.7% in June from a year earlier to 6.02 million barrels, or 201,000 barrels per day (bpd), down for the third straight month, government data cited by Kuwaiti News Agency (Kuna) showed on Thursday. As Japan’s fifth biggest oil provider, Kuwait supplied 6.7 % of the Asian nation’s total crude imports, the Japanese Natural Resources and Energy Agency said in a preliminary report, Gulf News has reported. Japan’s overall imports of crude oil declined 8.3% year-on-year to 3.01 million bpd for the fourth consecutive monthly fall. Shipments from the Middle East accounted for 82.% of the total, down 2.9 percentage points from a year before.
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