US lifts 40-y.o. ban on crude export amid plummeting oil price


RT

Published on Dec 19, 2015

USA has lifted a 40-year-old ban on exports of crude oil – despite historically low prices and a saturated global market. The measure is part of a budget plan for 2016. It’s seen as a victory for the Republicans and oil companies, which claim it would boost the American economy and job market. Some Democrats are strongly against the lift.

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