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Dec 31, 2021 05:48 AM
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China Favors Mega-Refiners in Cutting Crude Oil Import Quota

Beijing granted 109 million tons of allowances to 42 private refiners in the first batch for 2022
Beijing granted 109 million tons of allowances to 42 private refiners in the first batch for 2022

(Bloomberg) — China’s government cut the amount of crude oil import quota awarded to independent oil refiners and favored large, complex processors as it seeks to overhaul the sector.

Beijing granted 109 million tons of allowances to 42 private refiners in the first batch for 2022, according to officials from companies that received notification of the allowances. That was 11% less than in the first tranche for this year.

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