iran economy

Russian Hopes for Iran Trade Boom Run Aground at Caspian Port

By Svetlana Burmistrova ASTRAKHAN, Russia, June 5 – When sanctions on Iran were lifted in January, Russia might have expected to be near the front of the queue for business opportunities. Moscow, after all, was one of Tehran’s oldest allies and is now its partner on the battlefield in Syria. On the evidence of the

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U.S. to Clarify Iran Rules, but Tehran Must Reassure Wary Firms

By Roberta Rampton and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, April 1 – The United States will try to help foreign companies become more at ease doing business with Iran after last year’s nuclear deal, but Tehran must also reassure them it is a safe place to invest, President Barack Obama said on Friday. Iranian officials have complained

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