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 Agitación en China golpea precios del petróleo infographic
El gráfico muestra los precios del petróleo crudo Brent y WTI para 2022.
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La agitación por restricciones Covid en China causa caída de precios del petróleo

By Ninian Carter

November 28, 2022 - Los precios del petróleo se han desplomado dadas las preocupación por la baja en lademanda en China tras el aumento de casos de Covid-19 y protestas antigubernamentales inusuales.

Oil prices have slumped as protests against Covid-19 restrictions in China fuel concerns over demand.

Brent crude and WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude have fallen by 3% to trade at around $80 and $74 a barrel respectively – their lowest levels in almost a year.

China is the world’s largest importer of crude oil, but growing concerns about weaker fuel demand due to surging Covid-19 cases and political uncertainty caused by rare protests over harsh Covid restrictions, have prompted selling.

OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) is due to meet on December 4.

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PUBLISHED: 28/11/2022; STORY: Graphic News
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