U.S. imposes sanctions on several companies over sales of Iranian petrochemicals

WASHINGTON, Sept 3- The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on several companies, accusing them of enabling the shipment and sale of Iranian petrochemicals, the Treasury Department said in a statement. The Treasury said it slapped sanctions on six companies based in Iran, the United Arab Emirates and China that it said support Triliance Petrochemical…

WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday

imposed sanctions on several companies, accusing them of

enabling the shipment and sale of Iranian petrochemicals, the

Treasury Department said in a statement.

The Treasury said it slapped sanctions on six companiesbased in Iran, the United Arab Emirates and China that it saidsupport Triliance Petrochemical Co. Ltd., which is blacklistedby the United States.

The State Department in a statement said it also imposedsanctions on five entities for engaging in transactions relatedto Iran’s petroleum and petrochemical industry, as well as onthree individuals.(Reporting by Daphne PsaledakisEditing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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