Browsing All posts tagged under »saudi arabia«

Iranian exports weaken as other countries move forward

August 6, 2012


Sanctions imposed on Iran have played in the favor of major producers such as Saudi Arabia, Russia and Venezuela which now export about 21 percent more crude to Asia’s biggest buyers compared to a year ago. Iran’s exports to China, Japan, South Korea and India have fallen by a third in the first six months […]

Lower production, higher prices: Iran creates coalition within OPEC

July 4, 2012


Hardliners like Iran are pushing for lower production and higher prices, contrary to Saudi Arabia, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University's S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said.

Expert says Saudi Arabia not to let Iran or Iraq take top OPEC post

June 11, 2012


Saudi Arabia will not let Iran or Iraq to put their nominees on the OPEC Secretary General position, professor at the University of Glasgow and expert on nuclear issues Reza Taghizadeh said. The expert was commenting on Iran proposing its own nominee for the post of OPEC’s Secretary General. “Role of the secretary general is […]

“Saudi Arabia compensates for Iran’s shortfalls, but it has its Achilles heel”

March 29, 2012


Saudi Arabia can compensate for Iran’s shortfalls, but it does have its Achilles heel, which is rising domestic demand, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said.

North Korea to help Iran in case of war?

February 27, 2012


No, there have been no official statements on whether North Korea will help Iran, in case if the Islamic Republic will engage in a war against Israel, or the United States. This is just my own thoughts.

Iran’s export to Asia increases over recent months

February 21, 2012


Iran’s exported goods to Asian countries have increased over the last 10 months in recent year where as its exports to Oceania, Europe, America and Africa have decreased.