International22: 44 03.10.2018 (updated 22:47 03.10.2018) Short URLThis commercial warfare background makes rage between China and the United States, deliveries of US crude oil to China were completely halted, said Reuters, referring to the Chinese shipping company China Merchants Energy Shipping. Oil deliveries in China from the United States were fully stopped in the trade dispute between the two countries, Reuters reported on Wednesday, referring to Xie Chunlin, president of Chinese shipping company China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES).
"Before [la guerre commerciale, ndlr] it was a good deal, but now they are completely stopped," he said at the annual Maritime Forum Summit in Hong Kong.
Ship tracking data in Refinitiv Eikon confirmed that US crude deliveries to China stopped in September, when they started just two years ago.
"Unfortunately, the trade war between the United States and China has happened. Sure that for the maritime sector it is not good, "said Xie Chunlin.
The trade war between Beijing and Washington has escalated since this summer. The latest attack on Monday, October 1 against Beijing brings more than $ 250 billion in Chinese goods taxed by new taxes, about half of annual exports from China to the United States.
The Asian giant has responded to every action taken by Washington. And now surtax on US products worth $ 110 billion in annual imports, which is almost all of what China imports from the United States. In addition, on September 20, Washington imposed sanctions against the Department of Equipment Development, a branch of the Chinese army, after the purchase by Beijing of Su-35 fighter jets and ground-to-air missiles. -400 to Rosoboronexport, Russia's leading arms exporter.