Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 51

17-December-2007

IRAN

Gasoline Quotas To Be Increased By 20%, Says Nozari

Iran plans to increase gasoline quotas for private motorists to 120 liters/month from 100 liters/month, Minister of Petroleum Gholamhossein Nozari said on 9 December. The government, he added, was finalizing a plan to raise quotas as of 22 December, following a review of the first six months of rationing. Gasoline rationing was introduced as a way of curbing consumption and reducing...