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TABLE-India's Jan crude imports up 3.7 pct y/y- shipping data
February 15, 2017 / 7:01 AM / 10 months ago

TABLE-India's Jan crude imports up 3.7 pct y/y- shipping data

    NEW DELHI, Feb 15 (Reuters) - India's oil imports in January rose 3.7 percent from a year
ago as the country expanded its refining capacity in the later part of 2016, shipping data
showed.
    Imports from Africa declined during the month, while that from Latin America edge up due to
robust purchases from Brazil, the data showed.
    Shipments from Middle East surged 12.9 percent during the month.
    In January Iranian oil imports more than trebled compared with he same month last year,
rising to 554,600 barrels per day (bpd), according to ship tracking data and a report compiled
by Thomson Reuters Oil Research and Forecasts.            
    The following table shows India's crude imports by country, according to ship tracking data.
The imports also include condensate. Volumes are in '000 bpd.
   
 Region/Countr  Jan     Dec      % chg    Jan     % chg
 y              2016    2015     mth/mth  2015    yr/yr
 Latam                                                  
 Brazil          183.3    138.6     32.2    65.1   181.5
 Colombia          0.0      0.0       --    68.3  -100.0
 Ecuador           0.0      0.0       --     0.0      --
 Mexico          198.1    311.8    -36.5   174.1    13.8
 Venezuela       334.7    412.8    -18.9   398.8   -16.1
 TOTAL           716.1    863.2    -17.0   706.2     1.4
 Asia                                                   
 Brunei           35.6     36.3     -2.1    37.7    -5.5
 Malaysia         79.1     76.6      3.2    57.3    37.9
 TOTAL           114.7    112.9      1.5    95.0    20.7
 Middle East                                            
 Oman              0.0     16.3     -100     0.0      --
 Iran            554.6    546.6      1.5   170.7   225.0
 Iraq            915.7    896.7      2.1   929.7    -1.5
 Qatar            66.0     67.9     -2.9    20.7   218.5
 Kuwait          121.0    206.6    -41.4   239.7   -49.5
 S. Arabia       925.7    680.1     36.1   938.5    -1.4
 U.A.E.          324.2    352.4     -8.0   270.5    19.8
 Dubai            16.0      0.0       --    16.4    -2.2
 TOTAL          2923.1   2766.6      5.7  2588.5    12.9
 C.I.S.                                                 
 Azerbaijan       32.8      0.0       --     0.0      --
 Kazakhstan       31.9      0.0       --     0.0      --
 TOTAL            64.7      0.0       --     0.0      --
 Africa                                                 
 Nigeria         271.5    545.1    -50.2   595.0   -54.4
 Angola          150.6     60.2    150.2    88.7    69.7
 Ivory coast       0.0      0.0       --     0.0      --
 Camroon           0.0     53.7   -100.0    54.7  -100.0
 Chad             32.1      0.0       --     0.0      --
 Egypt            35.9     71.9    -50.1    35.4     1.4
 Algeria          31.3      0.0       --    22.2    40.8
 Libya             0.0      0.0       --     0.0      --
 TOTAL           521.4    730.8    -28.7   796.1   -34.5
 TOTAL ALL      4340.1   4473.6     -3.0  4185.8     3.7
 NOTE: The total may not tally as numbers in tonnes have been rounded off after converting them
into barrels per day using a conversion factor of 7.3 barrels in a tonne divided by the number
of days.
Numbers for previous months have been revised.
Data also include some crude parcels that arrived in December but discharged in January.
    

 (Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Michael Perry)
  

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