(Add background and LNG imports data)
BEIJING May 23 China's April diesel exports
fell 1.1 percent from a year earlier to 1.23 million tonnes,
while gasoline exports rose 28.7 percent to 910,000 tonnes, data
from the General Administration of Customs showed.
Diesel exports eased from a record high of 1.91 million
tonnes in March, as some large refineries began the heavy
maintenance season and refinery throughput eased to a
China's gasoline and diesel output fell in April to its
lowest since September, official data showed last week.
China's imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) remained
robust in April, with total shipments standing at 2.17 million
tonnes, up 15.6 percent on a year ago, customs said.
(Reporting by Meng Meng and Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by