EghtesadOnline: China’s still importing oil from Iran weeks after the US imposed sanctions aimed at halting sales of crude from the Persian Gulf nation.
EghtesadOnline: The governor of the Central Bank of Iran says the European Union’s newly-launched trade mechanism, known as the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchange (INSTEX), needs to be financed by importing oil from Iran to ensure its sustainable operation.
EghtesadOnline: American middle class consumers are enjoying the strongest wage growth in a decade, but higher gasoline prices are eating a good chunk of that increase for many, and it looks like pump prices are headed higher.
EghtesadOnline: Turkey "expects" the President Donald Trump administration to grant it waivers from the US related to its purchases of Iranian oil, a top aide to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Japanese refiners are seeking clarity on whether there will be an extension to the 180-day sanctions waiver from Washington in March, as they hope to continue buying Iranian oil without any disruption, Petroleum Association of Japan's president Takashi Tsukioka said Friday.
EghtesadOnline: South Korea resumed imports of Iranian oil in January after a four-month hiatus, customs data showed on Friday, but shipments were down 76% from the same month last year.
EghtesadOnline: Indian refiners are increasingly optimistic on winning another round of waiver to continue buying Iranian oil, at reduced levels, as New Delhi has put forward a strong case to Washington that it will not be able to afford zero Iranian crude, delegates attending a three-day petroleum conference in New Delhi said.
EghtesadOnline: India’s Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited could buy 0.9 million tons of Iran oil in its 2018/19 financial year, said Vinod S Shenoy, the company’s director of refineries.
EghtesadOnline: Governor of the Central Bank of Iran said at the weekend Japan has resumed importing Iranian oil after China, South Korea, India and Turkey.
EghtesadOnline: Japanese oil companies will stop importing oil from Iran after the US reinstates sanctions on the country.