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CNPC to buy natural gas from Uzbekistan

06-11-2010 13:56 BJT

China National Petroleum Corp has agreed to buy 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually from Uzbekistan. The agreement was witnessed by President Hu Jintao and his Uzbek counterpart Islam Karimov.

The gas will be transmitted through the China-Uzbekistan natural gas pipeline. Details of the deal including its value have not been released. China has imported 15 billion cubic meters of natural gas this year, more than double of last year.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CCTV.com

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