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“Smart decision for Iran to try relying less on oil revenues”

August 13, 2012

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The decision to move away from the sale of crude as the main source of export earning of Iran is the right choice in the medium and long term, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said. Iran has been trying to pay attention to its non-oil sector, and reduce the heavy dependance on oil revenues. ” […]

Iran can face businesses’ bankruptcy, higher level unemployment

August 11, 2012

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Iran can soon find itself facing closure and bankruptcy of manufacturing and agriculture businesses, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said. The advisor was commenting on Iran’s move to implement the “economy of resistance”, as part of country’s strategy to tackle the international sanctions. Emadi added that another downside of the “economy of resistance” that Iran […]

EU advisor: Iran should’ve invested billions into new oil refineries

August 11, 2012

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Iranian government should have planned ahead, and invest 80-120 billion U.S. dollars in the new and improved refineries as well as technologies which would have enabled the oil sector to move away from the sale of crude, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said. The expert was commenting on the news about Iran considering to stop […]

EU advisor: Imposed sanctions on Iranian gas exports to be costly for Europe

August 9, 2012

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If there is a move towards imposing sanctions on gas exports from Iran, this would be more costly to Europe, which has had extensive gas dealing with Iran, and has been more dependent on Iranian oil, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi believes. Iran holds first place among natural gas producing countries in the region, followed […]

“Iran’s revenues from gas exports reduce”

June 28, 2012

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Iran’s revenues from gas exports are going down, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said, commenting on the gas swaps between Iran and its neighbors. Iran’s geographic location makes it an ideal gateway for transporting and swapping various energy carriers in the Middle East and Central Asia. The first sea shipment of liquid gas from a […]

Iran may lose more than half a million bpd in oil exports

June 26, 2012

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Iran may lose as much as half a million bpd of its oil exports if the current situation continues, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said. The expert was commenting on the ongoing oil export difficulties that Iran is experiencing, due to imposed sanctions from both the U.S. and the EU. “Given the decline in the […]

EU advisor: U.S. gave clear message to China regarding imports of Iran’s oil

June 26, 2012

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The U.S. government’s decision to exempt India but not China from the sanctions, was a clear message that Chinese firms were soon to be included in the list of sanctioned firms with serious financial and market-access consequences for them, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said. The advisor was commenting on how China will continue to […]

“Iran likely to increase use of own tankers to transport its oil to China”

June 26, 2012

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Iran is likely to to try to increase its use of own tankers to transport oil to China in order to maintain China as a main oil buyer, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said. On June 20 Reuters reported that China’s Unipec, trading arm of top Asian refiner Sinopec Corp, has requested Iran to deliver […]

EU advisor: Iran-imposed sanctions to affect non-EU countries

June 13, 2012

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The sanctions imposed on Iran will also have consequences for non-EU countries which purchase Iranian oil and use their refineries to produce oil-based derivatives, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi believes.

EU advisor: Estimates suggest at least 25 percent reduction of Iranian oil exports

June 13, 2012

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The estimates suggest at least 25 percent reduction of Iranian oil exports in April-May of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011.

EU advisor: With sanctions Iran’s international trade has become risky

May 12, 2012

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With imposed sanctions, Iran's international trade has become risky, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said.

“With Iran sidelined, if Russia doesn’t sell oil to EU, prices can increase by 10-15 percent”

April 6, 2012

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With Iran bounded by sanctions, if Russia does not sell its oil to Europe, the world oil prices can jump up by 10-15 percent, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said, commenting on the reasons of gasoline price increase in Europe. Emadi added that situation in Iran promises to be even worse.