China's Middle East oil imports fall

(AGI) Beijing, July 21 - China's Middle East crude oil importswill continue to fall during the second half of the yeardespite Beijing's forecast of 7 percent economic growth, KuwaitNews Agency reported on Sunday. January-to-June, the country'simports accounted for a declining 39.5 percent share of overallMiddle East crude exports, with Saudi Arabia covering one fifthof Chinese demand. Beijing's efforts to reduce its reliance onMiddle East suppliers and lower than forecast first semestergrowth, contributed to the decline. . .

(AGI) Beijing, July 21 - China's Middle East crude oil importswill continue to fall during the second half of the yeardespite Beijing's forecast of 7 percent economic growth, KuwaitNews Agency reported on Sunday. January-to-June, the country'simports accounted for a declining 39.5 percent share of overallMiddle East crude exports, with Saudi Arabia covering one fifthof Chinese demand. Beijing's efforts to reduce its reliance onMiddle East suppliers and lower than forecast first semestergrowth, contributed to the decline. . .