profit and loss sheets The market in the narrow sense is the place where buyers and sellers exchange goods. In the week ended Dec. 15, U.S. crude stocks fell 520 barrels to 438.7 million barrels, the API said, with analysts predicting a decrease of 3518,000 barrels. Cushing's crude inventories rose by 70,000 barrels. At the same time, the company also announced that it will acquire 450,000 tons/year calcium chloride unit and 49,000 tons/year calcium chloride plant of the giant chemical group of China, with 6402, 53.1 million yuan. Xinlian chemical and plasticizing plant realized the revenue of 3251, 86.30 million yuan respectively in January and November of 2017, achieving a net profit of 97 yuan, -3.27 million yuan. The acquisition can improve the self-balancing ability of hydrogen chloride and hydrochloric acid in the company, and it is expected to guarantee the operation stability of the industrial chain after the completion of the acquisition. According to data released on Wednesday by the U.S. energy information administration (EIA), the number of commercial crude stocks removed from strategic reserves fell by 649.5 million barrels to 465 million barrels, by 1.5 percent, while the previous value fell by 5.11 million barrels. According to financial data from its official website, revenue rose from $1177,000 to $40,374,000 in 2015-2017, and after-tax profits rose from $713,000 to $7082,000.