Oil price hike fuels recession fears

As the price of oil broke through $100 a barrel recently, economists have started whispering the dreaded R word – recession. The last five oil shocks – 1973-74 Arab oil embargo; 1978-79 Iranian Revolution; 1980s Iran-Iraq war; 1990-91 Gulf War and the oil spike of 2007-08 – all triggered global recessions. To continue reading, see the recent article by China Daily.

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