SEOUL South Korea's oil imports from the United States and the United Arab Emirates jumped in July, with Iranian shipments remaining at zero for a third month due to U.S. sanctions, customs data showed on Thursday.
SEOUL South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the two countries. | Video
SEOUL, Aug 12 Oil prices fell on Monday, dragged
down by an economic slowdown and worries about the Sino-U.S.
trade war, which have led to a cut in the growth outlook for oil
SEOUL, Aug 9 Oil prices rose on Friday,
supported by expectations of more production cuts by OPEC amid
fears the U.S.-China trade row could lead to a global slowdown,
curbing demand for crude.
SEOUL, Aug 7 Oil fell on Wednesday as the
intensifying Sino-U.S. trade dispute stoked worries over demand,
although a drop in U.S. crude inventories offered some support
* S.Korea's U.S. crude imports to remain firm in H2 -
SEOUL South Korea's SK Innovation , owner of South Korea's biggest oil refiner SK Energy, said on Friday that refining margins are expected to improve, driven by solid diesel demand before new rules on marine fuels take effect from 2020.
SEOUL S-Oil , South Korea's third-largest refiner, said on Wednesday it expects refining margins to strengthen in coming quarters, supported by demand for new low-sulfur marine fuels and the U.S. driving season.
SEOUL South Korean steelmaker POSCO said on Tuesday its second-quarter operating profit fell 15% from the same period a year earlier, dragged down by higher raw material costs, meeting analyst estimates.
SEOUL/SINGAPORE, July 16 Refineries in Taiwan
and South Korea are testing the market for fuels that meet new
rules for low-sulphur ship fuel starting next year, exporting
some cargoes of very low-sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) this month.