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Jordan buys 100,000 tonnes milling wheat; Russians absent

Jordan's state grain buyer has bought 100,000 tonnes of wheat in an international tender for the same volume that closed on Wednesday, a trade ministry official said, while a trader said the grain appeared to be from Ukraine.

September 13, 2012 10:21
South Korea to halt Iran oil exports

Iran’s top Asian oil buyers cut imports 18 percent

Daily imports fall 18 percent to 257,718 bpd; U.S. sanctions start on Thursday; EU ban starts on Sunday, proving effective

June 28, 2012 4:49
Japan's Iran crude imports dive in April

Japan’s Iran crude imports dive in April

Iran crude imports fell 6.3 pct yr/yr in March; Japan oil buyers braced for EU ban from July; More closely-watched METI oil data due on Thursday

May 30, 2012 1:32
South Korea April Iran crude imports

South Korea April Iran crude imports up 42 percent Y/Y -KNOC

Imports over 250,000 bpd Iran crude in April vs. term 200,000 bpd; Jan-April Iran crude imports at 208,700 bpd, down 10 pct yr/yr; Saudi, Kuwait, UAE, Qatar plug the gap with higher supplies; South Korea's total crude imports down 3.7 pct in April y/y

May 29, 2012 12:15

US imports to UAE worth $12 billion last year

US Assistant Commerce Secretary said UAE increasingly seen as ideal for regional headquarters of American businesses.

May 31, 2010 9:47

Kuwait’s crude oil exports to China plummets 35.8pc in August

Crude oil exports from Kuwait to China fell by 35.8 percent in August to 122,000 barrels per day…

September 28, 2009 1:04
The Middle East’s weapons of cash destruction

The Middle East’s weapons of cash destruction

Reports claim that Saudi and the UAE are spending huge amounts of money stockpiling military weapons. Why?

June 10, 2009 12:14
Saudi bans old cars

Saudi bans old cars

The kingdom has prohibited the import of cars which are older than five years. The move is expected to adversely affect a lot of car dealers, reports Arab News.

June 9, 2009 11:58