Oil insurance limitations reduced Japan’s Iranian crude imports in April

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Compared to a year ago, the shipments have plummeted to a tiny sliver of what they used to be. As oil insurance sanctions from the European Union and the United States against Iranian crude transportation continue to press on, the size of the imports to Japan have shrunken enormously. When compared to what they had been in April 2012, they were 96 percent smaller in April 2013. Year over year, there has been a reduction of 96 percent in the crude imports to Japan from Iran as a direct result…

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Oil insurance sanctions in full force against Iran

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Tehran is now ready to dodge the problems that the lack of tanker coverage had caused. The oil insurance sanctions against Iran that have been put into place by the European Union had been putting a stop to a large number of the crude exports from that country starting on July 1, but it has now built a new effort to insure its own tankers to sidestep the coverage issues. Iran is preparing to work around the coverage obstacles. The country has set aside billions of dollars so that it…

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