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Russia's Rosneft to ship record 40 million tonnes of oil to China in 2017
September 10, 2017 / 10:43 AM / 10 days ago

Russia's Rosneft to ship record 40 million tonnes of oil to China in 2017

The shadow of a worker is seen next to a logo of Russia's Rosneft oil company at the central processing facility of the Rosneft-owned Priobskoye oil field outside the West Siberian city of Nefteyugansk, Russia, August 4, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft (ROSN.MM) plans to export a record 40 million tonnes of crude oil to China this year, Chief Executive Igor Sechin was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Rosneft said previously it planned to ship 31 million tonnes of crude to China this year.

“In 2017 our company will deliver, according to our estimates, around 40 million tonnes of crude oil to China. It’s a record volume,” the RIA news agency quoted Sechin as telling Russian state television.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Mark Potter

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