OREANDA-NEWS. June 03, 2013. China’s diesel imports rose 45 percent from a year earlier to 50,925 metric tons in April, the General Administration of Customs said in an e-mailed statement.

Exports of the fuel increased by more than three times to 339,938 tons and overseas shipments of gasoline climbed 237 percent to 468,579 tons.

Liquefied natural gas imports were at 1.56 million tons, up 48 percent, and coal imports, including lignite, increased 15 percent to 28.7 million tons, the data show.