Venezuelan oil basket climbs to USD 101.31 per barrel
The average oil basket jumped USD 0.75 in relation to last week, and hit USD 101.14 per barrel so far this year
Based on information released on the website of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining, the oil price was determined by "positive indicators of the Chinese and European economies. The increase is also attributed to a drop in the value of the US dollar with respect to other currencies."
Upon this week's results, the Venezuelan oil basket yearly average price stands at USD 101.14 per barrel.
With reporting by Ender Marcano
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
A shipment of over 30,000 tons of phosphate arrived at Puerto Cabello port in late July on board the Shi Long Ling, a Chinese-flagged vessel that began its long journey in northern Africa. The cargo boat docked on July 26 after traveling more than 3,200 nautical miles. Undoubtedly, this would just be considered one in many cargo ships crisscrossing the oceans if it were not for the fact that Venezuela has denounced Western Sahara occupation by Morocco and yet purchases the territory's natural resource products from the occupying power.