Imported oil by Sino-Kazakhstan pipeline accumulates to over 10 mm tons

Feb 09, 2009 01:00 AM

Urumqi Customs said that the first data on imported crude oil from Sino-Kazakhstan Customs in this year shows that the imported crude oil by Sino-Kazakhstan Crude Oil Pipeline accumulates to over 10 mm tons, reaching 12.528 mm tons.
Statistics from Alataw Pass shows that the imported crude oil from Alataw Pass sees stable growth.

The total imported crude oil in 2008 was 6.35 mm tons, with $ 4.6 bn of trade volume, respectively increasing 10.8 % and 64.4 % compared with that of the same period in last year.
The tax revenue from imported crude oil was over yuan 4.7 bn, taking up over 70 % of the total tax revenue.

Meanwhile, Russia also becomes the new source for crude oil import through Alataw Pass.
The imported crude oil from Russia to China reached some 1 mm tons in 2008, taking up nearly 15 % of the total imported crude oil by pipeline.

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