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US Continues Sanctions Break For Swedish Refiner With Venezuelan Ties

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Oct. 17 extended a general license exception to allow U.S. companies to continue doing business with a Swedish oil refiner that is 50% owned by Venezuela's state oil company. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 18th, 2019

Meet The Obscure Russian Bank Helping Venezuela Defy U.S. Sanctions

A new Bloomberg report has exposed deepening Russian-Venezuelan ties as the Nicolas Maduro government attempts to thwart aggressive U.S. sanctions amidst continued economic collapse while cut off from the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 26th, 2018

Citgo formally cuts ties with Venezuela-based parent company: sources

U.S. refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp is formally cutting ties with its parent, state-run oil firm Petroleos de Venezuela SA, to meet U.S. sanctions imposed on the OPEC country, two people close to the decision told Reuters on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 26th, 2019

Trump talks tough on Turkish economy, but actions so far fall short

President Trump wasn’t wrong Monday when he said he could “swiftly destroy Turkey’s economy” if Washington’s NATO ally continues its military incursion in northern Syria. But the modest sanctions he i........»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 15th, 2019

U.S. senators call for probe of Brazilian meatpacker JBS

Two U.S. senators called on the U.S. Treasury on Tuesday to open an investigation into the world's largest meat processing company, Brazil's JBS S.A. , due to alleged ties with the Venezuelan government of leftist President Nicolas Maduro......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2019

Explainer: Disruptions in the global shipping industry

Oil shipping rates are soaring following a series of sanctions on a Chinese transportation giant and limitations placed on movement of Venezuelan crude oil tankers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 7th, 2019

US Adds Sanctions To Venezuelan Oil Transporters

The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has placed sanctions on four companies for their alleged role in transporting Venezuelan oil in support of President Nicolás Maduro Moros' regime. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 25th, 2019

GM recalls more than 107,000 Chevrolet Trax as UAW strike continues

General Motors is recalling more than 107,000 of its Chevrolet Trax small SUVs because a suspension weld can break and c.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 20th, 2019

Marco Rubio Threatens Sanctions On Tiny Solomon Islands After It Cut Ties With Taiwan

Marco Rubio Threatens Sanctions On Tiny Solomon Islands After It Cut Ties With Taiwan.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 18th, 2019

For The First Time Ever, Russia Will Issue Sovereign Bonds Denominated In Yuan

For The First Time Ever, Russia Will Issue Sovereign Bonds Denominated In Yuan While the US under president Trump continues to avoid international entanglements and shun legacy ties with foreign allies - for better or wors.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 7th, 2019

PetroChina Suspends Venezuelan Oil Imports In Huge Blow To Maduro

Even if China continues to thwart US sanc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 17th, 2019

U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board

The board of Citgo Petroleum [PDVSAC.UL] appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 3rd, 2019

Venezuela Turned Airport Taxes Into Bitcoin to Avoid Sanctions: Report

The Venezuelan president and his administration are said to be using proceeds from the airline industry – and cryptocurrency – to avoid sanctions......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 25th, 2019

Turkey"s Erdogan Vows To "Significantly" Cut Rates As Trump Set To Roll Out Sanctions Over S-400 Purchase

Lately not a week passes without some dismal news involving Turkey hitting the tape, and yet the lira continues to levitate, blissfully ignorant of the storm clouds headed for Ankara, levitating on hopes the Fed will cut rates and sprinkle golde.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 15th, 2019

Mysterious Trader Dodges US Sanctions To Buy Maduro"s Oil 

A new report from Bloomberg exposes how international traders can skirt around US sanctions to buy and sell Venezuelan oil, which allows the Maduro regime to remain in power. Dragoslav Ilic, a Serb with a Panamania.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 3rd, 2019

Hillsborough County tourism revenue reaches new record for April

Tampa's tourism revenue continues to break records. In April, visitors generated nearly $3.3 million in tourist development funding based on hotel stays, a 5.8 percent increase over the same month in 2018, according to Visit Tampa Bay.  Bed ta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

Stocks open tentatively higher as investors take breather from trade fears

U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday as investors appeared to take a break from worries around U.S.-China trade ties and the deterioration of global growth. The S&P 500 rose 0.1% to 3,788. The Dow Jones Industrial .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 30th, 2019

U.S. sanctions on Huawei send stocks reeling; yields fall

European stocks fell, government bond yields slipped and the Japanese yen firmed on Thursday after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, further straining Sino-U.S. trade ties. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 16th, 2019

U.S. sanctions on Huawei send stocks reeling; yields fall

European stocks fell, government bond yields slipped and the Japanese yen firmed on Thursday after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, further straining Sino-U.S. trade ties......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2019

Europe Rejects Iran "Ultimatums" Following Tehran"s "60-Day Notice" On Sanctions Relief

The European Union says it rejects any ultimatums issued by Iran, saying in a statement that it won't bend to threats that Tehran will break from the nuclear deal and begin enriching uranium unless European signatories uphold their .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2019

White House Lifts Sanctions On Venezuelan General Who Turned On Maduro

Those who have bothered to read SOUTHCOM's comprehensive, multi-pronged plan to destabilize and ultimately topple Nicolas Maduro - a plan that, notably, ends with c.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 7th, 2019