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Exclusive: China plans to create energy ministry in government shake-up - sources

Reuters  |  BEIJING 

(Reuters) - plans to create an to oversee the country's vast oil and gas sectors, part of a planned government shake-up aimed at making policymaking more efficient, four sources with ties to the country's leadership said.

The new ministry would replace the existing regulator, the (NEA), which was created a decade ago and is part of the powerful state economic planner, the (NDRC).

The NEA declined to comment and the did not respond to requests for comment.

(Reporting by and Benjamin Kang Lim; Editing by and Christian Schmollinger)

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 15:50 IST