China bought 87.6 million metric tonnes of crude oil last year from Saudi Arabia, its largest source of energy imports. Photo: Reuters
China bought 87.6 million metric tonnes of crude oil last year from Saudi Arabia, its largest source of energy imports. Photo: Reuters
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exclusive | China a ‘very important customer’, says Saudi Arabia, as global oil supply worries grow

  • Saudi economic minister Faisal al-Ibrahim says the Gulf state is committed to being a reliable energy supplier for China
  • The two countries are exploring opportunities to collaborate in areas such as infrastructure, logistics and manufacturing

China bought 87.6 million metric tonnes of crude oil last year from Saudi Arabia, its largest source of energy imports. Photo: Reuters
China bought 87.6 million metric tonnes of crude oil last year from Saudi Arabia, its largest source of energy imports. Photo: Reuters
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