The Dinh Vu petrol and oil base depot. (Photo: VNA)

With this, in the Jan-Sept period, the country spent about USD4.27 billion importing petrol and oil of all kinds, equivalent to more than 7 million tons, down 24.5% in amount and down 31.7% in value compared to the same period last year.

Earlier, Vietnam imported over 1.8 million tons of petrol and oil from Malaysia, valued at USD1.07 billion. This made the country also the biggest fuel provider of Vietnam in the first eight months of the year.

It was followed by the Republic of Korea with 1.54 million tons, worth USD1.01 billion, and Singapore with 1.4 million tons, worth USD801.29 million.

For domestic market, the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group produced and supplied 8.99 million tons of petrol and oils of all kinds, contributing to ensuring consumption and serving exports./.