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India's Iranian oil imports in June fall as sanctions fears bite - sources

Reuters  |  NEW DELHI 

By Nidhi Verma and Sai Sachin RavikumarNEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's oil imports from Iran declined by 15.9 percent in June, the first month after the United States said it would reimpose sanctions on the country, according to data from shipping and industry sources.In June, India imported 592,800 barrels per day (bpd) of oil from Iran compared to 705,200 bpd in May, the data showed. The sources declined to be identified.India, Iran's top oil client after China, has asked refiners to look for alternative oil supplies as the nation may have to drastically cut imports from Tehran to comply with ...

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 11:15 IST