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European businesses most affected by United States sanctions on Iran

European businesses most affected by United States sanctions on Iran

"Until we see the USA and Iran having a talk on resolving the issue, oil prices will extend its rally", Ahn Yea Ha, a commodities analyst at Kiwoom Securities, said by phone from Seoul.

Still, Iran will feel the pain from US sanctions, even without cooperation from the other worldwide partners. In every respect, the imposition of sanctions on Iran would be a special situation, too.

Boeing has yet to deliver any aircraft to Iran under those deals and said that it will "continue to follow the USA government's lead".

"The U.S.is the world's foremost power, and for the U". "The Treasury Department thanks the UAE for its close collaboration on this matter".

Foreign ministers from the European Union (EU) members are expected to meet in London on Monday for a crisis meeting with Iran in order to save the Iran nuclear deal after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear agreement, the Guardian newspaper reported Thursday.

"Let me say that the recent withdrawal of President Donald Trump from the Iran nuclear deal is a very sad one".

Oil LCOc1 reached $78 a barrel on Thursday, its highest since November 2014, two days after President Donald Trump said the United States was abandoning an worldwide nuclear deal with Iran and would impose new sanctions. This political move may trigger a nuclear arms race in the Middle East of Iran decides to restart its uranium enrichment programme.

Several refiners in Asia said they were seeking alternatives to Iranian supplies.




The investors are anxious that renewed sanctions against Iran, a major oil producer, could lead to supply disruptions. If the deal cannot be fixed, the U.S. could no longer be a party to it.

Volumes jumped for all key crude oil futures contracts as investors took new positions and refiners hedged to protect themselves from higher feedstock prices.

When sanctions against Iran were waived in early 2016, NITC was celebrating its 60th anniversary and was the sixth-largest tanker owner in the world.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has questioned the legitimacy of efforts by the USA and France to change the nuclear deal with his country.

Citigroup's Ed Morse expects oil prices to rise past $80/bbl in the short term as Iranian production declines, but with those higher prices creating more production growth in the US and some other places - enough to bring crude down to the low $60s or high $50s in 2019.

Higher oil income would improve liquidity in the UAE banking sector, aiding the whole financial industry despite any rise in geopolitical tensions related to Iran, he told Reuters. Iranian leader Rouhani has categorically warned the U.S. and referred that United States will have "historic remorse" for pulling out of the deal. The big losers are those who re-entered trade with Iran under the umbrella of the nuclear weapons deal, such as France with Total's US$5Bn 10-year deal to open South Pars gas reserves.

"The Europeans have repeated on several occasions that they will not be able to resist United States sanctions". Credit Suisse estimates investors are assuming oil prices near $52 a barrel given current valuations, and it noted that the oil market looks tight, even if Iranian exports aren't affected. "With prices moving close to $US80 a barrel and with a great opportunity presented to Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to regain market share without crashing the oil price, we think there is a good chance the current OPEC+ deal will end by the end of 2018, if not before".