S Korea imports no Iran crude oil for August -customs

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SEOUL, Sept 15 : S.Korea imports no Iran crude oil for August and a year ago, preliminary data from Korea Customs Service showed on Thursday.

The world’s fifth-largest crude buyer imported a total 12.9 million tonnes of crude last month against 11 million tonnes imported a year ago, the data also showed.

Final data for South Korea’s crude oil imports last month will be published by state-run Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) later the month. The KNOC data is considered the industry standard for South Korea’s oil imports.

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