China continued its leadership of crude oil importers around the world, during February, despite the outbreak of the Corona virus on its soil, and the closure of a percentage of factories locally; However, the cheap oil prices pushed the country to maintain the pace of import.

According to recent data issued by the Joint Initiative for Oil Data, JODI, China's total imports of crude oil amounted to about 10.6 million barrels per day in February, compared to 10 million barrels in January. The second preceding it