Former PetroChina Chairman Sentenced to 16 Years for Corruption

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Jiang Jiemin.

Photographer: Daniel J. Groshong/Bloomberg

The former chairman of China’s biggest oil producer was sentenced to 16 years in prison for taking bribes and abuse of power, the latest high-ranking official to be taken down in President Xi Jinping’s campaign to weed out corruption in the Communist Party.

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