Turkey Resumes Iran Oil Imports under Sanctions Waiver


TEHRAN (Tasnim) Turkey has resumed imports of Iranian crude oil after a one-month hiatus in November when US sanctions on Iran had been reimposed, buying and selling and delivery sources mentioned. – Economic system information –

Turkey used to import about 200,000 bpd of Iranian crude earlier than Washington introduced final yr that it might pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions.

Turkey had diminished its imports from Iran within the months previous to sanctions coming into drive in early November. Its imports fell to zero in November.

However in December Turkey took supply of two tankers carrying Iranian crude, equal to about 54,000 bpd, in line with a delivery and buying and selling supply conversant in the matter, Reuters reported.

The Solan tanker delivered into the port of Aliaga, whereas the Sea Topaz I discharged at Tutunciftlik.

To this point in January, Turkey is ready to obtain a cargo from the Iranian-owned tanker Sinopa, the sources and Refinitiv Eikon ship monitoring confirmed.

Turkish officers and Tupras weren’t instantly out there to remark.

America granted Turkey and different nations import waivers in early November. Turkey mentioned it was permitted to take three million tons a yr, equal to about 60,000 barrels per day (bpd), beneath the waiver.


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