Preços do petróleo cai com a agitação na China
November 28, 2022 - Os preços do petróleo baixam com a quebra da procura na China após o crescendo de casos de Covid-19 e os protestos contra o governo.
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.