Iran oil insurance sanctions may soon be eased

Iran Oil Insurance industry News

The recent nuclear deal could cause the sale of crude to rise considerably in the country. Now that a nuclear deal has been reached, it is believed that the Iran oil insurance sanctions may soon be eased, assuming that the country will indeed uphold its end of the agreement. This will mean that big buyers of crude, such as India and China, will be able to boost their imports. One of the elements of the agreement that was reached on Sunday between Tehran and six world powers was that the…

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Insurance News: South Korea halts purchases of oil from Iran

Iran Oil Insurance industry News

Despite insurance coverage, South Korea nixes Iran oil purchases In insurance news headlines today, South Korea has halted its purchases of oil from Iran as the countries refiners lose access to their insurance coverage due to sanctions from the European Union. The EU instituted sanctions against Iran were enacted earlier this year and prevent ships carrying Iranian oil from receiving insurance coverage. The maritime insurance industry, much of which is represented by the United Kingdom, expressed concerns over the sanctions but quickly complied as the measures were enacted. South Korea…

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United Kingdom works to delay sanctions against Iran

Maritime Insurance

Sanctions could have major impact on the global economy Iran is currently facing imposing sanctions from the European Union that could have serious economic implications for the country. These sanctions are spurred by Iran’s refusal to put a stop to its controversial nuclear power program, as well as other reasons. The most recent sanctions from the EU will institute an insurance ban, barring companies from providing insurance coverage to ships transporting oil that was produced in Iran. The ban has caused a stir in the world of politics, even for…

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European Union holds back on Iranian oil sanctions, considers exemptions for insurers

The European Union has been deliberating on how to handle sanctions imposed against Iran since late last year. Iran has been the target of oil sanctions from much of Europe and the U.S. These sanctions would have a significant impact of the transportation of oil from the country and much of the Middle East. One of the major problems that would arise from the sanctions concerns the insurance industry. If the sanctions are enacted, insurers in Europe and the U.S. will no longer be able to provide coverage for ships…

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