Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 4

28-January-2008

IRAN

$3.2Bn Allocated For Gasoline Imports In Irans 2008-09 Budget

Irans government has allocated IR30 trillion ($3.2bn) for imports of gasoline and diesel in the draft budget for the next Iranian year (starting 20 March 2008), National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) Managing Director Mohammad Nematzadeh told IRNA news agency on 23 January. Iran imports around 90,000 b/d of gasoline, having introduced rationing for...