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Crude logic

10 August 2009 By Aliza Rosenbaum

That sounds a stretch. But the Middle Kingdom is buying more crude and producing more petrol than it needs. Part of the motivation is to minimise refinery unemployment. To avoid the social and political problems that come with lost jobs, China is stoking commodity markets.

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