S.Korea’s crude oil imports from Iran up 102.4 pct y/y in Feb

South Korea’s crude oil imports from Iran rose 102.4 percent in February from a year earlier, while its total crude oil imports rose 20.8 percent year on year to 96.7 million barrels last month, data from state-run Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) showed on Tuesday.

For earlier story on South Korea’s Iranian crude oil imports in February, based upon the country’s customs data:

Note: Crude oil stocks and oil product stocks do not add up to total end-month oil stocks because the total volume also includes byproducts obtained from initial refining, which are used to make premium oil products.

Details of the top five crude exporters to South Korea in February compared with both a month and a year earlier are as follows:

Source: Reuters (Reporting by Rebecca Jang; Editing by Biju Dwarakanath)