Japan chooses to continue providing its own oil insurance

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Despite the fact that the sanctions against Iran have been lifted, the country will be keeping its sovereign coverage. Now that the sanctions against Iran are being lifted, it means that there will be considerably greater oil insurance offerings available to countries that want to purchase their crude from Tehran, but Japan has decided that it will be maintaining its own sovereign coverage. The current situation in the industry is improving the uncertainty with regards to being able to obtain coverage. With the lifted sanctions, oil insurance protection will, once…

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When oil insurance becomes available again, Iran will sell more crude

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The country intends to begin boosting its shipment to awaiting customers once the sanctions are lifted. Refiners in Asia are now gearing up to purchase more crude from Iran once word has been confirmed that the sanctions have been lifted and oil insurance can once again be purchased internationally for tankers and refineries carrying and processing crude from the country. Tehran is now working hard to attempt to compete and rebuild its market share within an oversupplied marketplace. When the deal was finally reached among world leaders, last Tuesday, following…

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Insurance industry gains more flexibility as EU relaxes Iran sanctions

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EU lifts some sanctions against Iranian oil The European Union has lifted sanctions on several Iranian oil companies, allowing insurance providers to offer coverage for the oil that these companies produce once again. The insurance industry had experienced some turbulence due to the sanctions, as they prevented insurers from covering ships containing oil produced in Iran. These sanctions were meant to pressure Iran into aligning itself with certain political interests, but also introduced some economic stress to other countries that rely on Iranian oil, such as India and Japan. Insurance…

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Oil insurance sanctions from EU to ease against Iran next week

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Pending the go-ahead from the U.N nuclear watchdog changes will go into effect on January 20. The governments in the European Union are planning to implement relief to the EU oil insurance and other sanctions that were placed against Iran, on January 20, the day after a nuclear agreement goes into effect. This will mean that the Middle Eastern country will be able to find coverage for its crude exports. Following an accord from November 24, the E.U. will be implementing a six month suspension of the current bans on…

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South Korea to sidestep EU ban on maritime insurance coverage

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South Korea to resume providing coverage next month South Korea plans to sidestep sanctions imposed against Iran by the European Union and will continue to provide the country with maritime insurance coverage beginning next month. South Korea is the latest Asian country that has chosen to ignore the sanctions, which have instituted a ban on providing ships carrying Iranian oil with insurance coverage. The sanctions have been subjected to a great deal of criticism because of their potential to cause economic damage. The maritime insurance that South Korea provides is…

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Iran offers insurance to sidestep EU sanctions

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Iran begins taking matters into its own hands concerning insurance coverage Iran continues to struggle with strict sanctions enacted against it by the European Union concerning the country’s controversial nuclear program. As the sanctions begin to take their toll on the transportation of oil from the country, Iran is looking to take matters into its own hands. The country has entered into the insurance business, offering shipping companies coverage as a means to sidestep the sanctions imposed by the EU. The insurance coverage being offered by Iran would not only…

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United Kingdom works to delay sanctions against Iran

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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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