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Diesel, gasoline output hits record in Nov

(China Daily) Updated: 2012-12-12 11:18

China's diesel and gasoline output rose to a one-month record in November as the nation's refineries processed more than 10 million barrels of crude per day for the first time.

Production of diesel, or gas oil, climbed 5 percent from a year earlier to 14.9 million metric tons, or 3.73 million barrels per day, a statement from the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing said on Tuesday.

Gasoline output jumped 15.8 percent to 8 million tons, or 2.27 million barrels per day. The country processed a record 41.6 million tons of crude in November, equivalent to 10.2 million barrels a day, figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Sunday.


China Daily - Agencies


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