Oil and gas tankers anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille in southeastern France on December 12, 2008. Photo: Reuters

China’s importers hide crude oil shipments via ship-to-ship transfers as global sanctions and trade war exert their impact

  • Chinese oil imports via ship-to-ship transfers tripled in September to an estimated 910,000 tonnes, compared with a month earlier, based on Bloomberg’s ship-tracking data
  • The transfers were done in the South China Sea, and in the Malacca Strait, the data showed
Topic |   Commodities

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Oil and gas tankers anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille in southeastern France on December 12, 2008. Photo: Reuters
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