Kuwait crude oil exports to S. Korea hit 400,000 bpd

January 26, 2013 - 10:20:05 am

KUWAIT: Kuwait's crude oil exports to South Korea in 2012 grew 17.3 percent on the year to 137.65 million barrels, or 376,000 barrels per day (bpd), while its shipments last month surpassed the 400,000 bpd level, according to a latest data carried by KUNA.

In December alone, Kuwaiti sales to South Korea went down 6.1 percent from a year earlier to 12.42 million barrels (401,000 bpd), providing 15.6 percent of South Korea's total crude oil imports, the Kuwaiti news agency reported. (QNA)