Iran crude exports fall from record post-sanction highs amid China checks


… The country’s ‘teapot’ refineries are the biggest buyers of Iranian crude, propelling China’s imports of Iranian barrels to more than 1m bpd over the last three months, according to according to tanker trackers from pressure group United Against Nuclear Iran. It said the United Arab Emirates and Syria are also significant buyers. It has identified 340 tankers that have carried Iranian crude and petroleum products since former US President Donald Trump reimposed sanctions in 2018.