Oil declines after Trump escalates trade dispute with China


Oil ended Friday as the Donald Trump administration's trade tensions with China increased as a result of a long-term conflict that lost world energy demand.

In New York, futures have fallen by almost 1{7be40b84a6a43fc4fae13304fce9a2695859798abfc41afd127b9f8b21c5f9c5} since looking ahead. According to those familiar with the deliberations, US government officials are considering the flow of funds to the United States in a trade war between the world's largest economies.

At the beginning of the meeting, crude oil rebounded to its lowest level since the September 14 attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. Trump said in a tweet Friday that he refused to call for sanctions in exchange for Iran's negotiations.

Phil Flynn, senior market analyst at Price Futures Group, said, “There is little hope that oil will return to the market anytime soon.


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Shares fell 3.8 percent on the back of Saudi Arabia's rapid recovery in oil production as a result of an aerial attack that has shaken the global energy market. Dow Jones reported that the output of this kingdom reached 9.9 million barrels per day, citing a former official, almost the same as before the attack.

West Texas Intermediate for November delivery dropped 50 cents to $ 55.91 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

That same month, Brent Oil fell 83 cents to $ 61.91 on the ICE Futures European Exchange, trading at WTI a premium of $ 6. The contract ended a week down 3.7{7be40b84a6a43fc4fae13304fce9a2695859798abfc41afd127b9f8b21c5f9c5}.

According to Yemeni officials and diplomats, Saudi Arabia has agreed to a limited ceasefire in some parts of Yemen and diplomatic efforts are underway to expand the ceasefire. Houti rebels in Yemen said the US and other forces blamed Iran but launched an attack on Saudi infrastructure.

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