Xi calls on China, GCC states to build multidimensional energy cooperation paradigm

RIYADH, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called on China and states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to build a multidimensional energy cooperation paradigm.

In his speech at the China-GCC summit held here, Xi said China will continue to import more crude oil and liquefied natural gas from GCC countries and strengthen cooperation in oil and gas development as well as in clean and low-carbon energy technologies.

He also called on the two sides to carry out oil and gas trade settlement in RMB.