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Business Last Updated: May 18, 2018 - 11:05:32 AM


Business
China Bows Out Of Russian Oil Deal
More than a week since the failure of China’s biggest private investment in Russia, Beijing has given no explanation for the collapse of the deal

May 15, 2018 - 3:47:15 PM

Business
Germany Wrestles With Nord Stream Two’s Implications for European Solidarity
Vladimir Putin started his fourth term as Russia’s president by promising ambitious new social programs (Kremlin.ru, May 7). He may be able to deliver on these promises because the price of petroleum, one of the mainstays of Russia’s state budget, has risen steadily. A barrel of oil, which was $30 two years ago, fetched $70 this week.

May 11, 2018 - 1:50:17 PM

Business
US sanctions on Iran - the impact on shipping
Shipowners and commodity traders are now digesting the impacts of President Donald Trump’s widely anticipated announcement that the US would pull out of the six nation accord reached with Iran in 2015. The 2015 agreement with Iran- officially the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” (JCPOA), with the European Union also a participant, saw a rigorous regime of economic sanctions against Iran rolled back.

May 10, 2018 - 10:39:09 AM

Business
Australia’s No. 1 tax dodger revealed
Our analysis and rankings are based on the Australian Tax Office transparency data which now extends for three years.

May 9, 2018 - 11:55:33 AM

Business
China's Russian Oil Marriage Nixed Amid Fall of Suitor CEFC
The big, rushed and opaque deal for an enigmatic Chinese energy company to buy into Russia’s state oil behemoth has disintegrated.

May 9, 2018 - 11:46:10 AM



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