China On The Brink - oil en With Low Fixed Gas Prices in China, Soaring Oil Costs Mean Long Lines at the Pump <p>A long line of lumbering two-ton trucks were backed up for at least a mile along one of Hangzhou’s major highways by 11 a.m. the other day. As we crept by stopped trucks and gruff-looking drivers passing time on the roadside, our taxi driver said the holdup was at the fuel station. We soon learned that the state-owned <a href="">Sinopec</a> station would only be selling diesel until 4 p.m.</p> <p><a href="">read more</a></p> Travel Diary business Growing Pains Hangzhou oil Tue, 17 Jun 2008 03:55:26 -0600 Michael R. Jeffers 274 at