China's March diesel exports hover near record on high stocks

China's diesel exports in March hovered near a record level, data showed on Sunday, as companies battled to ease brimming
domestic inventories.
 Diesel shipments totalled 2.81 million tonnes last month, versus previous monthly record at 2.83 million tonnes in March 2020, data from the General Administration of Chinese Customs showed. 
 Exports of gasoline, however, eased 14.6% from a year earlier to 1.56 .....  

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REFINERY NEWS ROUNDUP: Maintenance and closures in focus in Asia-Pacific


Asian gasoline margins rose to a two-week high after two refineries in the region suffered from unplanned shutdowns. Asia-Pacific's largest gasoline buyer Pertamina shut its 125,000 b/d Balongan refinery after a fire hit its storage tanks and is likely to remain shut for around 4-5 days, causing an estimated production loss of around 400,000 b/d. Japanese refiner Eneos shut down all units at its 127,500 b/d Wakayama refinery because of a fire and it is unclear when it wil.....

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