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Iraq supplied 488,000 bpd.
But with the lifting of sanctions in January this year, crude oil imports have steadily climbed. India imported 12.7 MT of crude oil in 2015-16, up from 11 MT in the previous two fiscals. That made it sixth largest supplier of oil to India.
Saudi Arabia has been India's top supplier of crude oil - selling 35 MT of oil in 2014-15 and 40.04 MT in 2015-16.
The Persian Gulf nation had in 2009-10 supplied 21.2 million tons to India, which came down to 18.5 million tons in 2010-11 and 18.1 million tons in the year after.
After the west imposed sanctions, India brought down the purchases to 13.14 million tons in 2012-13 and had limited them in the years thereafter.
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