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The China Connection: IMO 2020 and Zhoushan

November 20, 2019

What role will China play in the global bunker market in 2020 and beyond?

The deadline for IMO 2020 is fast approaching and China is well positioned to emerge as a key player. China is home to six of the world's 10 largest container ports, has the world's second largest refining sector and a wealth of storage and blending capacity at domestic ports. Sammy Six, deputy editor for Argus Marine Fuels, and Jonty Richardson, Argus Consulting, discuss the impact of IMO 2020 and how China is well-positioned to take a significant step forward in the bunker market post-2020.