August 13, 2012
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. ” […]
August 11, 2012
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 […]
August 11, 2012
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 […]
August 9, 2012
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 […]
June 28, 2012
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 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 […]
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 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 […]
June 13, 2012
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.
June 13, 2012
The estimates suggest at least 25 percent reduction of Iranian oil exports in April-May of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011.
May 12, 2012
With imposed sanctions, Iran's international trade has become risky, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said.
April 6, 2012
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.