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Asian oil importers unshaken as Trump pulls Iran sanction waivers

India and Japan look to alternatives, but China slams Washington's move

A man pours petrol into an underground tank at a fuel station in Mumbai. The Trump administration's move to end a sanctions waiver on oil imports from Iran has pushed the price of Brent crude to a five-month high.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI/TAIPEI/TOKYO -- Most Asian oil importers shrugged off ramifications of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil, saying they will seek alternative suppliers.

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