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China Working on Releasing Crude Reserve: Guardian

Beijing’s reserves officials declined to comment on the US invitation to participate in a joint release of stockpiled petroleum

A dock worker looks at an oil tanker unloading crude oil at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province. Photo: China Daily via Reuters


China’s state reserve bureau has said it is working on a release of crude oil reserves, The Guardian reported.

The National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration said it would disclose the details of the move on its website. A spokeswoman explained: “We are carrying out the work of releasing crude oil reserves. We will put out a statement on our website.”

Beijing declined to comment on the US’s invitation to participate in a joint release of oil.

Read the full report: The Guardian



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