BEIJING (Commodity Online) : China's General Administration of Customs on Monday said country's gasoline exports surged 124.23% year on year to 696,888 metric tons in April this year.

In a report, GAC said country's total gasoline exports were 2.1 million metric tons in the first four months, up 122.89% year on year.

Last month, the country exported 562,307 metric tons of diesel and imported 103,009 metric tons of diesel.

China's fuel oil imports fell 1.23% year on year to 2.47 million tons in April. The imports of kerosene plunged 28.42% year on year to 328,610 metric tons last month.

China, the world's second-largest oil consumer after the U.S., saw its crude oil imports hit record 21.17 million metric tons in April or 5.17 million barrels per day.