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UAE secured 40.1 pct of Japan's crude oil needs in October

  • مبنى وكالة الطاقة اليابانية التابعة لوزارة الاقتصاد والتجارة والصناعة في طوكيو

TOKYO, 4th December, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE secured 40.1 percent of Japan's crude oil needs in October, which is equal to 33.99 million barrels, according to the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy in Tokyo.

The agency, part of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, stated that the amount of crude that Japan imported during that month amounted to 84.58 million barrels, of which 80.10 million barrels, or 94.7 percent, originated from six Arab countries: UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.

Oil remains the most significant energy source in Japan, accounting for about 40% of the country’s total energy supply, according to the International Energy Agency.


Hatem Mohamed