China heralds large-scale oil import

China has announced plans to import large volumes of US reference oil WTI in August and September. This happens ahead of a review of the Chinese-US trade agreement, reports Reuters.

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Oil prices increase Monday and are slowly strengthening after being deadlocked for a period of time.

According to Reuters, excitement among investors is due to the fact that China plans to import large volumes of US reference oil West Texas Intermediate, WTI, in the near future.

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