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  1. Upbeat Tehran woos investors, despite threat of US sanctions

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... learn that Iran is not North Korea... it is not a good example. 'Our economy is too big and our commercial and trading networks are too deep and respected for this kind of action to have ... the attention of an unusual audience- Iran. Pyongyang raged at US actions in squeezing its main outlet to international commerce, but Washington realised it could apply similar pressures for other ...

  2. Beijing invests in Iran oil project

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng A three-year courtship between the mainland, the world's second-biggest importer of crude oil, and Iran, the fourth-largest producer, led to an agreement last month in which ... included the export of 10 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually from Iran to China for 25 years. Imports are key to realising Beijing's goal of raising the share of gas in its ...

  3. Asian woes at Iran's oil pumps

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson As the US shapes up to confront Iran in the Middle East, it is trying to rally support in Asia for tougher sanctions against Tehran. Washington alleges that Iran has a covert programme to develop nuclear weapons, and that it backs anti-American violence in Iraq. Iran shows no sign of being ready to comply with a UN Security Council deadline- the end ...

  4. Beijing signals its confidence to pursue Chinese interests

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hooman Peimani China dramatically increased its oil imports from Iran in June as the US and its allies were working hard to reduce such exports. China's move indicates not only ... oil imports from Iran in June by 17per cent to 2.6 million tonnes from May, according to the General Administration of Customs. This works out to about 635,000 barrels per day, compared ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Iran still able to beat sanctions and sell oil to key markets in Asia

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... and risky. But experts say they are easing some of the burden on Tehran's battered economy and buying time for Iran's leaders as Washington and its allies scramble to curb ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Iran finds plenty of legal ways to sell or barter crude to markets in Asia Tehran still able to beat oil sanctions To continue selling crude oil to China, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asian importers of Iranian oil put energy and strategic needs first

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Hooman Peimani

    ... of the four major Asian economies were also a factor. Energy security imperatives require that they continue to work with Iran as their long-term oil and eventually gas supplier. They are also interested in trade with Iran as a large and growing economy. Besides, Iran is a growing regional power influential in certain energy-rich and strategically important regions (the Persian Gulf/Middle ...

  7. Diplomacy cannot start until sailors are freed

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the imposition of further sanctions would affect Iran's struggling economy. Isolation would only harm the nation, as has been proven time and again over the decades when such measures were imposed ... Iran's unreasonable detention of British sailors and marines amid obstinacy about its nuclear programme is solidifying the country's international image as that of a pariah ...

  8. Tehran bets on western backdown over nukes

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into Lebanon with fierce resistance. With its economy given a welcome boost by high oil prices and amid western worries that any attack would send the price of crude skyrocketing, Iran appears ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Iran galvanised as nuclear programme becomes a source of national pride Emboldened by a string of foreign policy successes, Iran is confident that western ...

  9. United front is best path of persuasion on Iran

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Iran from going nuclear if it is prepared to bear the increasing cost to its economy and its international reputation. But if the major powers are united in ratcheting up the price, it may ... Iran's President Mahmood Ahmadinejad went to Shanghai last week to praise China, not to pour scorn on it for backing the latest round of United Nations sanctions on his country. He ...

  10. Asia puts its energy needs first

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson The People's Daily said in a recent editorial on Iran's nuclear dispute with Europe and the US that the Strait of Hormuz, at the entrance to the oil- ... producers provide an energy artery for China and other major economies in Asia and this dependence is set to increase if forecasts of continuing growth for the Asian region are correct. That is why ...




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