US sanctions

US sanctions begin to bite Surat diamond traders

American merchants are demanding a declaration from Surat diamond traders saying the polished material is not from Russia.

published on : 8th May 2022

US to declare Rohingya repression in Myanmar a ‘genocide’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken plans to make the long-anticipated designation on Monday at an event at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

published on : 21st March 2022

India buying discounted oil from Russia will not be US sanctions violation: White House

Asked about a report on the possibility that India could take up the Russian offer of discounted crude oil, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said this would not be a violation of the sanctions.

published on : 16th March 2022

Diamond trade fears  sanctions on Russia 

Jobs would be hit if US sanctions polished diamond imports from India that have been made from Russian roughs.

published on : 15th March 2022

Russia says US sanctions will meet 'strong response': Ministry

The ministry said that Washington had slapped a new round of sanctions in order to 'change Russia's course.'

published on : 23rd February 2022

US hits North Korean officials with sanctions after missile test

The Treasury Department said it was imposing penalties on the five officials over their roles in obtaining equipment and technology for the North’s missile programs.

published on : 13th January 2022

China denounces US law on Xinjiang imports, dismisses allegations of forced labour as lies

China denounced a U.S. law that restricts imports from Xinjiang as a violation of international law and dismissed complaints of abuses against Uyghur Muslim minorities as lies.

published on : 24th December 2021

Bangladesh summons US envoy over sanctions against law enforcement officials 

The foreign secretary said the US has decided to "undermine" a Bangladesh government agency that was at the forefront of combating terrorism, drug trafficking and other heinous transnational crimes.

published on : 11th December 2021

US hits Chinese, North Korean firms with sanctions

The sanctions and blacklisting can prevent individuals from obtaining visas to the US, block assets under US jurisdiction, and prevent targets from doing business with US individuals or entities.

published on : 11th December 2021

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions

Indian Oil Corp will lift 6 million barrels of Iranian oil and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd 3 million barrels, the source told Reuters.

published on : 6th October 2018

India, Russia ink USD 5 billion deal to buy five S-400 air defence missiles system

The deal has been an issue of much speculation after US President Donald Trump's administration's law -- Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) -- came into effect in January.

published on : 5th October 2018

Oil firm on Iran sanctions, but rising US supply and strong dollar weigh

Traders said global oil markets remained tense because of the looming U.S. sanctions against Iran's oil exports, which kick in from Nov. 4.

published on : 3rd October 2018

Will ensure non-Iranian crude, sanctions won't affect India: US

Though India, one of the biggest importers of Iranian oil, has already reduced its import, it has indicated that it is unlikely to go down to zero given its massive energy needs.

published on : 29th September 2018

Oil hits 4-year high after OPEC+ shows no sign of turning on the taps

The United States from Nov. 4 will target Iran's oil exports with sanctions, and Washington is putting pressure on governments and companies around the world to fall in line and cut their purchases.

published on : 25th September 2018

India in touch with EU over alternative payment mechanism for Iran oil imports: Sources

So far, the 28-nation bloc has not put forward a concrete proposal for making payments to Iran for buying of oil.

published on : 20th September 2018
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