VIENNA, September 12. /TASS/. Angola was ahead of Russia and Saudi Arabia in July in terms of oil exports to China, according to the September report by OPEC.
In July, oil exports from Angola to China amounted to 1.1 million barrels per day, which is 20,000 barrels per day higher than a month earlier. Angola pushed Saudi Arabia to the second place. According to OPEC data, in July Saudi Arabia delivered about 950,000 barrels per day, which is 164,000 barrels per day less than in June.
At the same time, China reduced oil imports by 12,000 barrels per day compared with June, to 1.2 million barrels per day, which is 395,000 barrels per day less than in July last year.
According to China Customs, China in January-July 2016 imported 217.6 million tonnes of oil, which is 12.1% higher than the same period last year.
In January - July of 2016, Saudi Arabia ranked first in terms of oil supplies to China, despite a decrease of 0.4% - up to 30.48 million tonnes.
According to Chinese customs, in January-July, Russia ranked second increasing deliveries by 27.3% to 29.5 million tonnes. At the same time in terms of cost of deliveries Russia takes the first place with $8.76 bln (a decrease of 15.1% compared to the previous year).