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Saudi energy minister says global economy, oil demand are strong

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(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Energy said that remains strong and that he sees no impact from U.S.-trade tensions.

"The global economy is strong enough, I'm not too concerned. If a slowdown happens, it will be mild, shallow and short," he told reporters in on Monday.

"The fundamentals of are sufficiently strong and the will not be impacted. On the supply side, we are vigilant to take appropriate response if there is an impact on demand."

(Reporting by Stanely Carvalho; writing by Rania El Gamal; editing by Louise Heavens)

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 15:58 IST