Tuesday,
25 September 2018

Energy

Germany Outpaces US as Leading Car Exporter to China - Commerce Ministry (46)
© AP Photo / Stephen B. Morton BEIJING (Sputnik) - Germany has surpassed the United States to become the leading car exporter to the Chinese market amid the US-Chinese trade war, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Tuesday. "The United States used to be the major car exporter to China, but now Germany has become the leader in car export to China.
Iran, major powers labor to keep nuclear deal afloat (16)
Reuters September 25, 2018 4:26 pm UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal on Monday agreed to keep working to maintain trade with Tehran despite skepticism this is possible as US sanctions to choke off Iranian oil sales resume in November. US President Donald Trump decided in May to abandon the pact and to restore economic sanctions on Iran, including those that seek to force the OPEC
EU Announces Legal Entity to Maintain Business with Iran (12)
Tasnim 25 Sep 2018, 15:36 GMT+10 TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The European Union said its members would set up a payment system to allow oil companies and businesses to continue trading with Iran in a bid to evade sanctions after the US withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers. Iran and the European Union announced their defiance towards US President Donald Trump's administration after high-level talks at the United Nations
Hiroshima High Court signs off on restart of reactor at Shikoku Electric's Ikata nuclear power plant (7)
Kyodo HIROSHIMA - The Hiroshima High Court on Tuesday accepted an appeal by Shikoku Electric Power Co. allowing it to restart a halted reactor at its Ikata nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture, despite local safety concerns. The decision is an about-face from its earlier provisional injunction that demanded the utility halt the No.
EU and Iran agree on new payment system to skirt U.S. sanctions (10)
In a major snub to the United States, the European Union (EU) has decided to set up a new mechanism to enable legal trade with Iran without encountering U.S. sanctions. The EU will create new payment channels to preserve oil and other business deals with Iran, Federica Mogherini, the bloc's foreign policy chief announced late on Monday, in a bid to evade U.S.
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