S.China drivers fret after hike, diesel queues ease

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By Emma Graham-Harrison SHEKOU, China, May 25 (Reuters) - Shortages of diesel that have plagued southeast China in recent months are easing after a steep rise in state-set fuel costs this week, but grumbling drivers suggested demand could suffer. "We'll try to drive less now, and combine trips. Fortunately it's not a large part of the business," said Ye Mujun, who runs a clothing company in Shekou, at the edge of booming Shenzhen. Chinese prices for diesel and gasoline have been held ...

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