Boosted by trade houses, more West African oil to sail east in Sept

* China’s buying slips, India rises
* Trade houses sailing oil east on low freight
* Indonesia’s Pertamina also books six cargoes
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By Libby George
LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – The amount of West African crude
oil heading east in September is expected to reach a five-month
high, driven in part by trading houses, according to a Reuters
survey of shipping fixtures and traders on Friday.
At least 60 cargoes, carrying the equivalent of 1