OPEC's Barkindo says US-China trade deal would remove ‘dark cloud’ on oil market

It is premature to discuss the December OPEC+ decision, Barkindo told reporters. (File photo: Reuters)

OPEC’s Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo said on Wednesday he is confident that the United States and China would reach a trade deal and that it would remove a “dark cloud” over the oil market.

It is premature to discuss the December OPEC+ decision and it is too early to say if further output cuts would be needed, Barkindo told reporters on the sidelines of an industry event in Abu Dhabi.

OPEC and its non-OPEC partners need to continue working together to weather uncertainties and are committed to doing so, he said.

 

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