Outlook and Assumptions: Outlook

September 2012
Iran Country Monitor;Sep2012, p3
Country Report
The article presents an economic outlook for Iran. Existing United Nations (UN) sanctions will continue curtailing the nation's attempts to build up its gas-export capacity and are increasing the costs of and adding significant delays to the country's international trade. High oil prices and suppressed import growth will support economic activity in the future, with added benefit coming from the resources freed up by the subsidy reductions of the government.


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