SEOUL South Korea halted all imports of Iranian oil in May, customs data showed on Saturday, as waivers on U.S. sanctions against Iran ended at the start of last month.
SEOUL, June 12 Oil prices fell on Wednesday,
weighed down by a weaker oil demand outlook and a rise in U.S.
crude inventories despite growing expectations of ongoing
OPEC-led supply cuts.
SEOUL South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won, to meet tighter environmental rules on production amid a clampdown on pollution, an executive said on Monday.
* Shares of South Korean vaccine makers, feed makers rise
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SEOUL South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread.
SEOUL, May 31 South Korea readied on Friday to
prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after
the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country
to be hit by the virus' rapid spread.
SEOUL South Korea's Iranian oil imports rose 17% in April from a year earlier, customs data showed on Wednesday, but shipments are set to end from May as waivers on U.S. sanctions on Tehran expired at the start of this month.
SEOUL, May 9 Oil prices dropped on Thursday amid
concerns over the escalating trade battle between the United
States and China, despite a surprise fall in U.S. crude
* Chart on South Korean condensate imports: https://tmsnrt.rs/2XDyNpf
SEOUL/SINGAPORE South Korea will likely return to a familiar game plan to replace Iranian oil it will no longer have access to after May now that the United States intends to tighten sanctions on Iranian exports.