China’s oil not only settles, but surges| MENAFN.COM

Sunday, 14 August 2022 01:21 GMT

China’s oil not only settles, but surges

(MENAFN) Oil costs got improved, in keenness to a raise in demand as China, the globe’s biggest trader of crude, started easing the pandemic bans.

This occurred after a decrease China's coronavirus cases, which has seen Shanghai, known to be the biggest city and business site, put under extreme sanctions and curfews.

Brent, the international benchmark for 66.67 percent of the globe’s oil, was trading 1.13 per cent more, at USD115.57 per barrel at 3:56 PM UAE time. West Texas Intermediate, the device that monitors U.S. crude, was higher by 0.94 percent at USD115.27 per barrel.

Jeffrey Halley, head stock analyst with Asia Pacific at Oanda, stated, "Oil prices have remained near multi-week highs this week, supported by surging gasoline and distillate prices in the US, and fears around an EU ban on Russian oil imports remaining in play."


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