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Muyu Xu

Stranded tankers, full storage tanks: coronavirus leads to crude glut in China

13 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE/NEW YORK The coronavirus's effect on energy markets is worsening, as the sharp fall in demand in China, the world's largest importer of crude, is stranding oil cargoes off the country's coast and prompting shippers to seek out other Asian destinations.

China's coronavirus epicenter boosts medical waste treatment as new cases spike

13 Feb 2020

BEIJING The Chinese province at the center of the coronavirus outbreak has almost doubled its medical waste handling capacity after media images of bags of garbage piling up uncovered in hospital yards raised public concerns over secondary infections. | Video

China's coronavirus epicentre boosts medical waste treatment as new cases spike

13 Feb 2020

BEIJING The Chinese province at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak has almost doubled its medical waste handling capacity after media images of bags of garbage piling up uncovered in hospital yards raised public concerns over secondary infections.

Global ship deliveries hit by coronavirus disruption to China yards

12 Feb 2020

BEIJING/LONDON Global ship deliveries have been hit as yards in China struggle to get fully back to work as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, with one shipbuilder saying it could not deliver two vessels.

Chinese coal traders hunt for short-term buys amid virus disruption

11 Feb 2020

BEIJING Chinese coal traders and small coal-fired utilities are scrambling to lock in supplies of fuel from miners, worried about the prospects of market tightness as downstream users return to work after an extended national holiday.

Chinese coal traders hunt for short-term buys amid virus disruption

11 Feb 2020

BEIJING, Feb 11 Chinese coal traders and small coal-fired utilities are scrambling to lock in supplies of fuel from miners, worried about the prospects of market tightness as downstream users return to work after an extended national holiday.

UPDATE 2-PetroChina to cut Feb crude runs by 10% due to virus -company official

10 Feb 2020

* In talks with Mideast suppliers to defer or reduce intake (Adds detail on cuts at some PetroChina plants)

Coronavirus turns busy Chinese cities into ghost towns

09 Feb 2020

BEIJING After making sure everyone's face mask is on and sanitizer is to hand, the Qiao family heads out to Jingshan Park, a former royal sanctuary beside the Forbidden City in China's capital Beijing.

New Zealand loggers, U.S. food exporters suffer from China's virus clampdown

04 Feb 2020

BEIJING/WELLINGTON The economic impact of China's coronavirus lockdown is being felt across the globe, with exporters, miners and manufacturers of everything from coal and timber to meat and fruit facing delays and potential shipment cancellations. | Video

New Zealand loggers, U.S. food exporters suffer from China's virus clampdown

04 Feb 2020

BEIJING/WELLINGTON, Feb 4 The economic impact of China's coronavirus lockdown is being felt across the globe, with exporters, miners and manufacturers of everything from coal and timber to meat and fruit facing delays and potential shipment cancellations.

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