Articles Tagged "exports"

Kuwait Crude Oil Exports to Japan dipped 28%

Kuwait News Agency declared that Kuwait’s crude oil exports to Japan plunged 28.2% in April from a year earlier to 10.59 million barrels or 353,000 barrels per day. Japan is Kuwait’s leading oil buyer with accounting for 20% of its total crude exports. For full story, click here

Dollar Slides, Crude Jumps

Oil rose for a second day on Wednesday, after an industry group reported U.S. crude stockpiles dropped for the second week in a row and the dollar declined. Oil has climbed 34 percent this year, tracking global equity markets on optimism that an economic recovery will spur demand for fuel. Additional support for crude prices came from the dollar, which fell to the lowest level against the euro since March, bolstering demand for commodities as a hedge against inflation.

Crude oil headed for $71.55 a barrel

Crude oil fell on Tuesday, snapping four days of gains, on concern a U.S. government report will show stockpiles climbed from the highest level since September 1990. Crude oil for June delivery declined as much as 77 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to $53.70 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil is up 21 per cent this year.