Xi snubs West as Russia becomes China's main oil supplier; Beijing's energy imports at record high

China’s crude oil imports from Russia soared to a record level in May, customs data showed as Beijing ramps up purchases of oil at discounted prices amid Western sanctions on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine. China’s imports of Russian crude hit a record of million metric tons in May, more than 55 % from a year earlier, the data showed. The jump in import made Russia China’s top supplier of oil overtaking Saudi Arabia. Watch the video for more.

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