Tag Archives: China

Oil up over Tight Supply and Growing Demand

Oil was up on Monday morning in Asia as the U.S. peak driving season sees higher demand. Brent oil futures gained 0.63% to $110.71 by 12:26 AM ET (4:26 AM GMT) and crude oil WTI futures jumped 0.54% to $110.88. “Oil prices are supported as gasoline markets remain tight amid …

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China Lands Record-High Saudi Crude Imports

China landed record-high volumes of Saudi crude in April as the world’s biggest oil importer increased its dependence on the Middle East, even though its overall crude imports have plunged this year. The spike in Saudi imports was probably attributable in part to official Saudi selling prices that were well …

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Oil Prices Extend Gains on China Demand Optimism

Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday on hopes of demand recovery in China as the country gradually eases some of its strict COVID-19 containment measures. Brent crude futures were up 48 cents, or 0.4%, at $112.41 a barrel at 0410 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures climbed …

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China Warns NATO not to Interfere in Asia

China increasingly sees the war in Ukraine — and the roles of the United States and its NATO allies in backing Kyiv against Moscow — as a reflection of future tensions to come between the military bloc and Beijing in the Indo-Pacific. Ever since Russian tanks first crossed into Ukraine …

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China’s Changing Climate Action Roadmap

The energy price surge and crunch in late 2021 and the ongoing crisis in Ukraine have renewed global momentum for replanning energy transition roadmaps. While some suggest accelerating clean energy transitions to cope with surging energy prices, others are taking the opposite approach. For example, Germany, a pioneer in the …

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