FT: Rosneft on brink of closing trading arm hit by US sanctionsSanktiot vaikuttaa Venezuelan öljyn vientiin. Rosneft on sitä välittänyt, mutta tulot menee velan maksuun.
Russian state-controlled oil producer Rosneft is on the brink of closing its trading arm, two months after the unit was placed under US sanctions for handling Venezuelan crude.
Rosneft’s role as both a supplier of gasoline to Venezuela and a trader of its crude exports made it a lifeline for Mr Maduro’s government after other trading companies backed out under US pressure.
A US official said in February that more than half the oil coming out of Venezuela was being handled by Rosneft Trading.