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Huawei’s first-half revenue growth accelerates despite US sanctions

07 July, 2019 2:18 pm 2:18 pm

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday revenue in the first half of the year grew 23.2% – faster than a year ago – despite an intense US campaign against it that ultimately became a trade ban from mid-May. Unlisted Huawei, which only started disclosing quarterly results this year, said revenue in … Read More



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Oil hits 2019 highs on OPEC cuts, US sanctions

02 February, 2019 10:35 am 10:35 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Brent crude oil prices hit 2019 highs above $65 per barrel on Friday, spurred by US sanctions against Venezuela and Iran as well as OPEC-led supply cuts. Brent rose as high as $65.10, pushing past the $65 mark for the first time this year, before edging back to $64.97 a barrel by … Read More



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Pakistan exempted from US sanctions on ‘particularly concern list’

12 December, 2018 6:01 pm 6:01 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The Trump administration has exempted Pakistan from sanctions that affect the countries added to the US ‘particularly concern list’ that violate religious freedom. Following strong protest by Pakistan, the US has announced not to put sanctions on Pakistan and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo waived sanctions in the US national … Read More



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US sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for North Korea

09 September, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its North Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of moving illicit funding to North Korea in violation of U.S. sanctions. The new sanctions target China-based Yanbian Silverstar Network Technology Co, its North Korean chief executive Jong Song Hwa, … Read More



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Oil firm as Iran sanctions loom, but US seeks to prevent supply shortfall

09 September, 2018 9:03 am 9:03 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil was steady on Tuesday, supported by looming US sanctions against Iran’s petroleum industry. But prices were capped by signs that increased supplies by other major producers, including the United States and Saudi Arabia, could make up for the disruptions from Iran. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at … Read More



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Oil markets tread water ahead of renewed US sanctions against Iran

08 August, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil markets started cautiously on Tuesday, as many traders in Asia were reluctant to take on new positions ahead of the introduction of US sanctions against major crude exporter Iran. Spot Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $73.74 per barrel at 0100 GMT on Tuesday, down 1 cent from their last … Read More



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