Kuwait's crude oil exports to China rose 7.4 percent in May from a year earlier to 1.04 million tons, equivalent to around 245,000 barrels per day (bpd), the latest government data showed.
Kuwaiti share of Chinese crude oil imports was 4.1 percent last month, compared to 4.5 percent in April, according to the General Administration of Customs reported by Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
China's overall imports of crude in May gained 18.2 percent on the year to 6.03 million bpd. Saudi Arabia remained China's top supplier with its shipments growing 12.4 percent from a year earlier to 1.04 million bpd, followed by Angola with 930,000 bpd, up 40.1 percent.
Meanwhile, Kuwait became China's No.1 supplier of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in May, up 180.7 percent from a year ago and provided 28.6 percent of China's total LPG imports.