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Iran-oil-sanctions

Iran’s oil sanctions are just beginning to hurt

Oil revenue in the Islamic Republic may have fallen by nearly one third, or $35 billion, on the back of a slowdown in exports and declining prices. With U.S. sanctions set to tighten and China's apparent readiness to go along, Tehran's budget could be thrown deep into the red, says Una Galani

June 13, 2012 5:47
 
Nuke Iran

Iran may prepare to boost nuclear work – Diplomats

Powers want Tehran to cease higher-grade enrichment; Iran moving sensitive activity to underground site; Diplomats say more centrifuges installed at Fordow

May 24, 2012 2:21
 
Oil slips under $125 on growth concerns

Oil slips under $125 on growth concerns

Oil prices fell on Monday, snapping four days of gains as worries over supplies from the Middle East eased and investors focused on the health of the global economy and fuel demand.

March 12, 2012 2:04
 
Trial starts in Iran’s biggest banking scandal

Trial starts in Iran’s biggest banking scandal

Thirty-two people suspected of involvement in a multi-billion dollar banking fraud with alleged links to the government of Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have gone on trial in Tehran, the Iranian state news agency reported.

February 19, 2012 10:12
 
Chinese envoy visits Tehran for nuclear talks

Chinese envoy visits Tehran for nuclear talks

A senior Chinese diplomat arrived in Tehran on Sunday to discuss Iran's nuclear programme, amid differences between China and the West over how to resolve the dispute it has caused.

February 13, 2012 1:36
 

Nuclear experts in Iran on day of oil embargo vote

UN nuclear watchdog team on 3-day visit to Iran; Lawmakers may vote to ban exports to EU from next week; Nuclear tensions rising

January 29, 2012 11:05
 
South Korea hikes Iran crude imports 20 percent in 2011

South Korea hikes Iran crude imports 20 percent in 2011

Imports from Iran at 238,860 bpd in 2011, up 20 pct yr/yr; Total crude imports up 6.2 pct y/y in 2011-KNOC; Middle East supplies 87 pct of S.Korea's 2011 crude

January 25, 2012 2:18
 
South Korea, Oman to cooperate to stabilise oil supply to Seoul

South Korea, Oman to cooperate to stabilise oil supply to Seoul

South Korea and Oman have agreed to cooperate to ensure stable oil and gas supply to Seoul while the country seeks a waiver of toughened US sanctions on Iran and weighs up options, including reducing crude imports from Tehran.

January 16, 2012 12:28
 
New US sanctions hamper Iran bid to recover $1.75B

New US sanctions hamper Iran bid to recover $1.75B

New law requires a second freeze on Iranian assets in US; Iran central bank seeks to get at funds in US account

January 15, 2012 5:33
 

China’s Huawei to scale back on Iran operations

Huawei Technologies , China's biggest telecoms equipment manufacturer, said it would not pursue new business in Iran after a US-based watchdog said that authorities in Tehran were using the firm's equipment to track dissidents.

December 10, 2011 4:19
 
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