Crude oil production in China rises
Official data showed that the crude oil production in China has increased 0.8 percent since the earlier year to reach 190 million tons in the previous year of 2019.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that the crude oil production in the country stood at 16.06 million tons in December of the year.
China, being one of the biggest oil buyers in the world, has imported 510 million tons of crude oil in the year, representing an increase of 9.5 percent since the past year.
Data by the NBS showed that around 650 million tons of crude oil were made in the country in 2019, a rise of 7.6 percent since the earlier year.