International Sanctions and the Asian-Iranian Economic Dialogue (Part 2/2)

August 29, 2013

Economic relations between Iran and its Asian partners might be limited, but are never completely cut. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. The extra-territorial nature of US sanctions, as well as the fact that these measures were supported by a large number of...

International Sanctions and the Asian-Iranian Economic Dialogue (Part 1/2)

August 21, 2013

Economic relations between Iran and its Asian partners might be limited, but are never completely cut. This is the first of a two part series. There are no doubts that international economic sanctions imposed on Iran remain one of the main factors shaping Tehran’s dialogue with the rest of...

Iran: Easing Tech Sanctions Opens Doors to Trade

August 14, 2013

The easing of tech sanctions offers the opportunity to reintroduce Iran as a potential market of entrepreneurs. The US Treasury Department recently issued "General License D," allowing the export of personal communications hardware and fee-based software to Iran. US mobile phones,...