Russia’s petroleum coke supplies into China rose 300% to 120 900 tons in January – March 2018 compared with same period last year according to Chinese customs data and DYM Resources’ analysis.
“Russia became biggest petcoke supplier from CIS counties in 1st quarter toping Kazakhstan who on the contrary halved loading to China. Petroleum coke production increase in Russia combined with high demand were main reason for such an increase” – Yury Burenco from DYM Resources comments.
At least five Russian refineries were exporting green petroleum coke to China in January – Mach 2018.
“We are glad to admit that our efforts to promote Russian petroleum coke to Chinese buyers are showing positive results. DYM Resources has exported petcoke from 4 refineries in 1Q 2018’ – Mr. Burenko added.
Overall green petcoke import to China nearly doubled in Q1 2018 and reached 2,297 mln tons. comparing to same period 2017.
Turkmenistan’s Turkmenbashy refinery loaded 5100 tons of low Sulphur petroleum coke to China in first quarter this year while last year the refinery was loading only to Russia and Tajikistan.
DYM Resources is a professional petroleum coke trading firm organizing sourcing, logistics and finance of petcoke supplies from Russia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Europe.
Green petcoke imports to China 1Q 2018 comparing to 1Q 2017, ‘000 tons