Italy’s crude imports from Iran up 85 percent
Imports from Iran accounted for 15 percent of total Italy's crude oil imports.
October 21, 2010 8:45 by Reuters
Italy’s imports of crude oil from Iran surged 84.6 percent year-on-year to 6.12 million tonnes in the first seven months of 2010, Italy’s industry group Unione Petrolifera (UP) said on Wednesday.
Imports from Iran accounted for 15 percent of total Italy’s crude oil imports which came in at 43.53 million tonnes in the January-July period, up 0.2 percent from a year ago period, according to UP data published on its web site (www.unionepetrolifera.it)
(Reporting by Svetlana Kovalyova)