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Upswing drives gas and oil demand

Unloading of liquefied gas from Qatar in Tianjin. China’s orders clash with those of the EU.

After the Covid slump, the Chinese economy is about to make a significant recovery this year. But strong growth of 5.2 percent, as forecast by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is not good news for everyone. The economic boom will likely also drive up already high global energy prices.

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