An oil tanker is seen at a refinery cargo terminal in Venezuela in an undated file picture. Photo: Reuters An oil tanker is seen at a refinery cargo terminal in Venezuela in an undated file picture. Photo: Reuters
An oil tanker is seen at a refinery cargo terminal in Venezuela in an undated file picture. Photo: Reuters

Venezuela resumes direct oil shipments to China despite US sanctions

  • Move by Trump administration was aimed at ousting Maduro, but failed to completely halt the South American nation’s oil exports
  • Vessel-tracking data and internal documents show shipments being loaded in Venezuela and unloaded at Chinese ports

Topic |   US-China relations
An oil tanker is seen at a refinery cargo terminal in Venezuela in an undated file picture. Photo: Reuters An oil tanker is seen at a refinery cargo terminal in Venezuela in an undated file picture. Photo: Reuters
An oil tanker is seen at a refinery cargo terminal in Venezuela in an undated file picture. Photo: Reuters
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