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

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to create an energy ministry 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 National Energy Administration (NEA), which was created a decade ago and is part of the powerful state economic planner, the National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC).The NEA declined to comment and the NDRC did not respond to requests for comment. (Reporting by Josephine Mason and ...

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