U.S. sanctions China's Zhuhai Zhenrong for Iran trade

Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:25pm GMT
 

WASHINGTON Jan 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Thursday slapped sanctions on three overseas based energy companies for dealing with Iran, including China's state-run Zhuhai Zhenrong Corp which it said was the largest supplier of refined petroleum products to Iran.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also imposed sanctions on Singapore's Kuo Oil Pte Ltd and FAL Oil Company Ltd, an independent energy trader based in the United Arab Emirates, the State Department said in a notice.

(Reporting By Andrew Quinn; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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