China 2011 crude oil consumption to grow 6.6%
Updated: 2011-01-26 11:12
BEIJING - China's crude oil consumption is projected to grow 6.6 percent in 2011, down from a 13.1 percent pace in 2010, data from the China Petroleum and Chemcial Industry Federation showed on Wednesday.
But the federation said natural gas consumption would continue to grow at a fast pace of about 15.0 percent, down slightly from 15.9 percent in 2010.
It said 2011 crude oil output would grow about 4.0 percent in 2011.
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