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Asian oil buyers help Iran stave off the worst, for now

Asian imports of Iran oil may edge up, but will level by year-end; Japan, China, India and South Korea buy most of Iran's oil exports; Iran exports at risk due to possible fresh sanctions

August 13, 2012 10:18
 
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 May Iran crude imports slide ahead of sanctions

Imports fall 46.5 pct y/y before EU restrictions on Sunday; Overall oil purchases increase; Nominations for June, July at about 12,000 bpd

June 28, 2012 1:35
 
Japan's Iran crude imports dive in April

Japan’s Mitsubishi renews Iran oil imports deal

Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp has renewed its annual oil purchase deal with Iran but cut the loading volume to comply with U.S. sanctions against the Islamic nation, trade sources said on Friday.

June 24, 2012 10:26
 
Japan's Iran crude imports dive in April

Japan readies bill for sovereign cover of Iran oil imports

Japan is preparing to submit a bill to parliament as early as this week to enable its government to provide cover for tankers bringing in Iranian crude once a European Union ban on insurance takes effect on July 1, Japanese officials said on Tuesday.

June 5, 2012 5:24
 
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
 
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Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi freezes Iran transactions

Japan's Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ said on Thursday it has frozen transactions with Iranian banks after it was ordered to do so by the New York District Court in early May.

May 17, 2012 9:00
 
The Six Most Unusual Hotels in the World

The Six Most Unusual Hotels in the World

Yesterday Dubai Drydocks unveiled plans to build the World Discus Hotel– a discus-shaped underwater hotel. Kipp takes a look at some of the other unusual hotel accommodations from around the world…

May 3, 2012 4:14
 
Japan’s Nomura sets up Middle East FX team

Japan’s Nomura sets up Middle East FX team

Japanese investment bank Nomura is setting up a foreign exchange trading team in Dubai to meet growing demand among its institutional clients to trade Middle East and North African currencies, the bank said on Monday.

March 5, 2012 1:28
 
Nomura gets Saudi nod to offer stock market access

Nomura gets Saudi nod to offer stock market access

Japanese bank Nomura has gotten regulatory approval to offer foreign investors access to Saudi Arabia's stock market, joining a growing list of banks beefing up their presence ahead of anticipated market liberalisation.

February 27, 2012 1:15