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China Pressured by High Gas Prices

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China Pressured by High Gas Prices

China Pressured by High Gas Prices

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The Chinese government is feeling the unprecedented political pressure of rising prices at the gas pump. This summer has seen shortages and long. But the government is wary of lifting price controls, fearing inflation and unrest among taxi drivers and farmers who rely on gas.