MoneyWise: Is the Dollar Being Dethroned? India Just Bought 1M Barrels of Oil from the UAE Using Rupees Instead of USD
Article by Bethan Moorcraft in MoneyWise
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have officially started trading with each other in their local currencies.
The Indian government announced on Monday that the country’s leading petroleum refiner, Indian Oil Corp., used the local rupee to buy one million barrels of oil from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company — not the U.S. dollar.
This monumental transaction follows the sale of 25kg of gold from a UAE gold exporter to a buyer in India for around ......
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