Middle East Economic Survey


No 32



Deputies Criticize Irans Plan To Lend $280Mn To Bolivia

Two Iranian deputies have criticized the governments plan to extend a $280mn loan to Bolivia without prior permission from parliament. An Iranian diplomat in Bolivia, Masoud Idrisi, was quoted as saying in Iran Daily of 2 August that Iran had approved a $280mn low-interest loan to Bolivia to be used in financing oil and gas exploration there , but that the terms of the loan have yet...