An Iranian is working on an oil installation. (File photo)

An Iranian is working on an oil installation. (File photo)
Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:43PM GMT
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China more than doubled its crude oil imports from Iran in November month-on-month amid hopes for sanctions relief on the Islamic Republic, new customs data shows.

According to data from China’s General Administration of Customs on Monday, Iran delivered 538,513 barrels per day (bpd) of crude to its largest oil client in November, versus 249,848 bpd in October.

In late November, Iran and the six world powers reached a breakthrough nuclear deal for the resolution of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear issue.

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