Brazil's Petrobras says to tap $1-bln credit line with China Exim Bank

lunes 9 de mayo de 2016 08:05 GYT

BRASILIA May 9 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA on Monday said it signed a preliminary deal with Chinese lender China Exim Bank for a $1-billion loan, as part of its strategy to find alternative sources of funding.

This operation was bringing forward a loan that was previously scheduled for 2017, Petrobras said in a statement. (Reporting by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)