'All I want is no nuclear weapons,” Trump says. 'Let me just tell you, they’re not going to have a nuclear weapon.'
This is to help it consolidate its position as a preferred supplier to customers outside China.
The build was likely caused by both refinery maintenance as well as distortion after bad weather in the Gulf of Mexico.
Strong consumer spending is slowing down in the world's fifth-biggest economy for much of the period since the 2016 Brexit referendum.
Impending US sanctions on Iran have started forcing buyers to shun imports from the Islamic republic before a November deadline.
The size of Japan's stockpile has started to attract criticism from its allies.
Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says an estimated 10 million tonnes of bauxite have yet to be cleared.
Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh says there are concerns that illegal bauxite mining is ongoing despite the imposition of the moratorium which has been extended to Dec 31.