A worker assembles automation equipment at a Jier Machine-Tool Group plant in Jinan, east China’s Shandong province, on March 31. Photo: Xinhua
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Coronavirus lockdowns sent oil prices into free fall, but Chinese manufacturing data hints at brighter prospects

  • Cuts in global oil production at the same time as signs that economic activity in China is returning to a degree of normality should support the price of crude
A worker assembles automation equipment at a Jier Machine-Tool Group plant in Jinan, east China’s Shandong province, on March 31. Photo: Xinhua
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