Refined products such as fuel oil were not covered by the temporary waivers granted on sanctions reintroduced last November. Photo: Reuters

Iranian fuel oil shipped in violation of US sanctions is unloaded in China, tracking data shows

  • It was previously reported that some oil had evaded sanctions on petroleum exports by using ship-to-ship transfers involving four ships
  • The unloading comes after US upped moves to choke off Iran’s oil exports by scrapping waivers granted to big buyers including China
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Refined products such as fuel oil were not covered by the temporary waivers granted on sanctions reintroduced last November. Photo: Reuters
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US President Donald Trump in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump orders new steel, aluminium, copper and iron sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate

  • Move targets country’s industrial metals sector, which provides foreign currency earnings for its sagging economy
  • White House says it will continue ‘maximum pressure’ campaign on Tehran, days after US sent aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to Middle East
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US President Donald Trump in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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