Turkey’s unemployment rate jumped to 13.5 percent in the November-January period, its highest level in nine years, official data showed on Friday, in a fresh sign of the impact of last year’s currency crisis.
The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is discreetly scouring the globe for second-hand oil tankers to replace its ageing fleet and keep crucial crude exports flowing as US sanctions start to bite, Iranian and Western sources said.
The National Iranian Oil Company has raised the official selling price differentials for all of its four crude oil grades loading in April and headed to Asia, a company source told S&P Global Platts on Wednesday.
India’s special financial mechanism for trading with Iran has been active for six months, said the Indian Ambassador Gaddam Dharmendra on Wednesday, emphasizing that it has been fully operational during this time.
Over 14,000 tons of cement will soon be exported from the southern island of Qeshm to Somalia, said Pejman Bahrami, the deputy head of Qeshm Free Zone Organization for maritime transport and port affairs.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced in a report on Wednesday that professional forecasters downgraded Singapore's 2019 growth forecast from previously predicted 2.6 percent to 2.5 percent.