Shanghai crude oil futures open lower

SHANGHAI, March 18(Xinhua) - Crude oil futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange.


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The most active crude oil contract for April delivery dipped 2.1 yuan (0.31 US dollars) to open at 450.1 yuan a barrel.

China launched the crude oil futures trading in March 2018. It was the first futures variety on the Chinese mainland open to overseas investment.