21.05.2020 | US sanctions prompt China to cut most Iran oil supplies - officially at least

Declared imports have nosedived, but Beijing seems unwilling to shut off completely deliveries from its strategic partner.

Click here to read the Alaco article in The Diplomat.

Despite vocal criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” sanctions policy against Iran, Beijing appears to be falling into line, cutting most of its declared oil imports from the Islamic Republic – though alleged clandestine deliveries are said to be helping to keep supplies flowing.