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Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods in latest tit-for-tat escalation

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade war escalation by the world’s two largest economies. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Read More

Trump administration considers boost to biofuel mandates to ease farmer anger: sources

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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering ramping up biofuel blending quotas in the coming years to assuage anger in the Farm Belt over its recent broad use of waivers for small refineries, but is not planning to rescind any of the exemptions it has granted so far, four sources familiar with the Read More

Oil spills into U.S.-China trade war, prices slump

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – China on Friday said it would impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating bilateral trade war fed worries over a slowdown in global oil demand. Pumpjacks are seen during sunset at the Daqing oil field in Read More

Oil declines as China plans tariffs on imported US crude, escalating trade fight

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New York — Oil settled lower Friday amid renewed concerns that spiraling US-China trade tensions could blunt global energy demand growth. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NYMEX October WTI settled down $1.18 at $54.17/b, and ICE October Brent was 58 cents lower on the day at Read More

China places first-time tariff on U.S. crude

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By Jessica Summers and Sheela Tobben on 8/23/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) – Crude plunged to a two-week low after China announced tariffs on U.S. crude oil for the first time as the trade war between the world’s biggest economies escalated. Futures fell as much as 3.5% in New York on Friday, erasing this week’s gain. Read More

China to impose 5% tariff on US crude from Sep 1: State Council

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Singapore — China’s plans to levy 5% tariff on US crude imports from September 1 caused a drop in benchmark crude prices Friday, jeopardized seaborne US crude shipments heading to China and limiting buying interest in US crude from Chinese refiners. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

Oil sinks as China places first-time tariff on U.S. crude

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By Jessica Summers and Sheela Tobben on 8/23/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) – Crude plunged to a two-week low after China announced tariffs on U.S. crude oil for the first time as the trade war between the world’s biggest economies escalated. Futures fell as much as 3.5% in New York on Friday, erasing this week’s gain. Read More

Russia data: July fuel oil exports down 11.6% on year to 2.532 mil mt

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London — Russian fuel oil exports in July fell 11.6% year on year to 2.532 million mt while domestic deliveries were up 0.6% to 0.944 million mt, according to data released late Thursday by the Central Dispatching Unit of the Russian energy ministry. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Read More

Indonesia’s Duri crude gets a boost from IMO 2020 demand for LSFO

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Singapore — Indonesia’s Duri crude oil this month traded at strong premiums forAugust and September loading, driven up by blending requirements ahead of theIMO 2020 low sulfur marine fuel regulation, several trade sources said thisweek. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Both the August-loading and September-loading cargoes Read More