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