Sales of imported foreign-brand vehicles in Japan in fiscal 2018 increased 1.2 percent from the previous year to 307,682 units, marking their second-highest level ever, the Japan Automobile Importers Association said on Thursday.
Iran will respond firmly to any Israeli naval action against its oil sales, Iran’s defense minister said on Wednesday, in comments that came a week after Israel said its navy could act against Iranian oil “smuggling” to enforce US sanctions.
Two major Japanese companies and an Indian state-run corporation seek to resume purchasing Iranian crude in January and February more than two months after the US reinstated sanctions on Iran’s oil and banking industries.
All countries that were granted waivers from the United States to continue buying a certain amount of Iranian oil imports are complying with US sanctions, a senior Iranian energy official said, noting that Tehran was hopeful to find new buyers.
Amazon.com Inc. said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc. and other rivals vying for customers’ Christmas shopping sprees.
Apple’s iPhone sales are set to dip by around a quarter in India’s holiday season fourth quarter, putting them on course for the first full-year fall in four years, industry research firm Counterpoint said on Saturday.