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India's imports of cheap Russian crude surge since Ukraine invasion: Data

India received more than 24 mn barrels of Russian crude this month, up from 7.2 mn barrels in April, and is set to receive about 28 mn barrels in June, according to Refinitiv Eikon oil flows

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India has received 34 million barrels of discounted Russian oil since Moscow invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, according to Refinitiv Eikon data, more than trebling the value of total imports from Russia, including other products, compared with the same period of 2021.

The volumes of India's seaborne oil imports from Russia exclude CPC Blend oil, which is also exported via Russia's Black Sea port, but mostly supplied by Kazakhstan's subsidiaries of western countries as transit volumes.

India's oil imports from Russia have been rising since February, as Asia's third largest economy and the world's third biggest oil importer, turned to

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First Published: May 30 2022 | 6:42 PM IST

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