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China's Zhenhai refinery exports first diesel, jet fuel to Europe – Reuters Africa

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SINGAPORE, Feb 13 (Reuters) –

* Sinopec Corp unit Zhenhai Refining & Chemical Corp has exported diesel and jet fuel to Europe for the first time, Sinopec said on Wednesday

* The Zhenhai plant, China’s largest, loaded 40,000 tonnes of diesel fuel in early February destined for Rotterdam port, the state energy group said on its social media blog

* The plant also loaded 40,000 tonnes of jet fuel in late January destined for Rotterdam, it said

* For all of 2018, the 440,000 barrels-per-day Zhenhai refinery exported a record 840,000 tonnes of diesel, while jet fuel exports were at a near record 1.08 million tonnes.

Reporting by Chen Aizhu; editing by Richard Pullin