The price of oil on world commodity exchanges was falling Thursday morning after two days of growth on falling volumes in a number of U.S. states.
The price of a July futures contract for WTI light sweet crude in electronic trading on Nymex was down 66 cents to $73.72 a barrel by 6:55 Moscow time. The price of a July futures contract for North Sea Brent blend had dropped 42 cents to $73.85 in London.
Oil prices showed significant the day before on Chinese export data. July WTI contracts had grown $2.39 to $74.38 a barrel, while July Brent contracts were up $1.97 to $74.27 per barrel.
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