For OPEC, oil tariff spat is short-term gain, long-term pain

Opec, which has lost Chinese market share to US oil producers, should in theory view a tariff spat between Beijing and Washington as a boon. But while Opec can sell more oil to China as a result of import tariffs on US crude, in the long term the trade dispute could hit economic growth and oil demand, Opec officials and oil executives said.