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TABLE-India's April oil imports rose 1.3 percent from March

NEW DELHI, May 17 (Reuters) - India imported 1.3 percent more crude oil in April than the previous month, ship tracking data obtained from sources and data compiled by Thomson Reuters Oil Research & Forecasts showed, with Iraq emerging as the biggest supplier, topping Saudi Arabia. The share of Latin American and African oil in India's overall imports declined in April from a year ago, while that of Middle East rose. The following table shows India's imports by country according to tanker arrival and Thomson Reuters data. The imports include condensate. Volumes are in '000 bpd.

Region/Coun Apr March %chg Apr %chg Jan-Apr Jan-Apr

%Chg

try 2017 2017 mth/mth 2016 Yr/Yr 2017 2016

Yr/Yr Latam

Brazil 0.0 64.8 -100.0 69.6 -100.0 85.2 48.3

76.4

Colombia 0.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 0.0 17.5

-100.0

Ecuador 0.0 25.0 -100.0 0.0 -- 24.7 0.0

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Mexico 211.8 133.1 59.1 0.0 -- 165.6 80.0

107.0

Venezuela 350.9 540.4 -35.1 496.9 -29.4 400.8 538.8

-25.6

Guatemala 0.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 0.0 0.0

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Argentina 0.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 0.0 0.0

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TOTAL 562.7 763.4 -26.3 566.6 -0.7 676.3 684.6

-1.2

Asia

Brunei 18.3 54.2 -66.2 18.1 1.3 36.8 23.7

55.4

Malaysia 65.8 56.3 16.9 69.7 -5.7 78.0 79.1

-1.4

Indonesia 0.0 0.00 -- 22.8 -100.0 0.0 11.3

-100.0

Australia 0.0 0.00 -- 38.7 -100.0 0.0 9.6

-100.0

TOTAL 84.1 110.4 -23.9 149.3 -43.7 114.8 123.6

-7.1

Middle East

Oman 0.0 0.00 -- 68.6 -100.0 4.2 24.8

-83.0

Iran 535.1 525.7 1.8 392.9 36.2 563.8 322.5

74.8

Iraq 1,041.0 780.2 33.4 960.7 8.4 844.8 871.3

-3.0

Qatar 82.4 37.4 120.5 41.6 97.7 64.5 97.0

-33.5

Kuwait 245.0 206.3 18.8 239.5 2.3 192.1 243.9

-21.3

S. Arabia 749.0 791.52 -5.4 811.8 -7.7 784.5 870.2

-9.8

U.A.E. 290.6 255.3 13.8 356.4 -18.5 304.9 323.4

-5.7

Dubai 0.0 16.0 -100.0 0.0 -- 12.4 4.2

196.2

TOTAL 2943.1 2612.4 12.7 2871.5 2.5 2771.4 2758.0

0.5

C.I.S.

Azerbaijan 0.0 0.0 -- 33.3 -100.0 25.5 24.6

3.3

Kazakhstan 34.1 63.8 -46.6 22.4 52.0 33.3 5.6

498.4

Russia 69.3 54.8 26.4 34.2 102.7 31.5 8.5

271.4

TOTAL 103.4 118.7 -12.9 89.9 15.0 90.2 38.7

133.2

Africa

Nigeria 472.7 428.1 10.4 508.4 -7.0 422.0 499.3

-15.5

Angola 0.0 189.0 -100.0 125.9 -100.0 112.8 124.4

-9.3

Cameroon 0.0 0.0 -- 32.0 -100.0 0.0 27.9

-100.0

Congo 0.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 0.0 7.8

-100.0

Chad 33.1 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 16.6 0.0

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Egypt 37.0 35.8 3.5 37.2 -0.4 37.1 27.7

33.9

Sudan 36.2 42.1 -14.0 0.0 -- 19.9 5.3

278.3

Eq Guinea 34.6 0.0 -- 54.9 -37.0 8.6 37.8

-77.2

Algeria 63.6 48.3 31.6 0.0 -- 36.5 5.7

539.8

TOTAL 677.2 743.2 -8.9 758.3 -10.7 653.4 735.9

-11.2

CANADA 34.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- 8.6 0.0

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TOTAL ALL 4404.7 4348.1 1.3 4435.6 -0.7 4314.7 4340.8

-0.6

NOTE: The total may not tally as numbers in tonnes have been rounded off after converting them into barrels using a conversion factor of 7.3 barrels per tonne and dividing by the number of days. Numbers for the previous months may have been revised. Data also include some crude parcels that arrived in March but discharged in April. Data also include some parcels that arrived in April and discharged in May.

(Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Tom Hogue)