China is the world’s biggest importer of oil and gas. Photo: Reuters
China is the world’s biggest importer of oil and gas. Photo: Reuters

China to host ministers from oil-rich Gulf states as Kazakhstan unrest heightens energy security fears

  • The visit by a delegation from the Gulf Cooperation Council comes amid violent unrest in one of Beijing’s main energy suppliers
  • Analysts said the visitors will want to explore ways to overcome their reliance on the US market and balance Beijing’s close ties to their deadly rival Iran

Topic |   Energy diplomacy
China is the world’s biggest importer of oil and gas. Photo: Reuters
China is the world’s biggest importer of oil and gas. Photo: Reuters
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