China Imports of Iranian Crude Drop 20% in August From Year Ago

China’s imports of crude oil from Iran fell 20 percent from a year earlier to 1.58 million metric tons in August, according to data released today by the General Administration of Customs. Imports were 1.93 million tons in July.

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