Japan’s top refiners have said they will stop importing Russian crude, joining a growing list of energy companies shunning the country’s oil following its invasion of Ukraine.
Eneos Holdings Inc., Japan’s biggest refiner, hasn’t signed new contracts for Russian crude since the war began, Chief Executive Officer Tsutomu Sugimori said in Tokyo on Tuesday. Its closest domestic rival, Idemitsu Kosan Co., said Wednesday it won’t strike new deals for Russian oil.
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