China's apparent oil demand in November fell by 2.1% to an average 9.9 million barrels per day (b/d) or 40.88 million metric tons (mt) versus year-ago data, according to a Platts analysis of China's latest government data.
As of December 10, China had purchased 26 million metric tons of U.S. soy, primarily for use in China's growing edible oil and feed market. This is .5 million tons higher than China's U.S. soy imports for the entire 2012-2013 market year.
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Pakistan's wheat imports are set to increase considerably and reach about 950,000 tonnes during 2013-14 marketing year up to April next year, a new report of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) suggests.