India's May crude oil imports post biggest decline since at least 2005

India's crude oil imports in May fell 22.6% from a year earlier, it's biggest drop since at least 2005, as fuel demand and refinery production was hurt by a country-wide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus. Crude oil imports fell to 14.61 million tonnes, it's lowest since 2015, Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell data showed on Friday.

Oil products imports eased 0.8% to 3.57 million tonnes year-on-year, while exports rose by 5.9 per cent to 5.75 million tonnes, gaining for a ninth straight month in May as slowing.....

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