Analyst: Sanctions Hitting Hard, But Better Than War

Many are struggling to obtain letters of credit

albawaba.com: Financial sanctions by the United States and European Union are designed to restrict trade with Iran. Many banks, exchange houses and other institutions have responded by sharply curtailing dealings with Iran. As a result, life has been made harder for the thousands of UAE traders who re-export a wide variety of goods across the Gulf. Many are struggling to obtain letters of credit or other financing to pay for shipments. Under pressure from the UAE Central Bank and the West, many banks are stopping their dealings with Iran >>>

22-Mar-2012
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G. Rahmanian

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to those who reading comments here makes you sick!

by tabriz_balasi on

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Emergency Funds!

by G. Rahmanian on

Those tens of billions of dollars taken from the state's coffers are only part of IR's Emergency Funds saved in foreign banks. The Emergency Funds have a twofold purpose:

1. To help the children of the impoverished ("mostaz'afin") Iranians studying at colleges abroad.

2. To provide spending money for the "Absent Imam!" when he finally decides to reappear. Being gone for so many centuries, no one seems to know his spending habits, thus the precautionary exorbitant sums!


vildemose

18 billion in Gold

by vildemose on

One may argue that this could also hurt the people, but continuation of the status quo, which would lead to thefts of even bigger historic proportions than thus far ($18B in gold seized by Turkish gov. a number of $1B to $3B embezzlements in addition to $100B missing from the National Reserve Fund...), does not paint a rosy picture either!

Agreed.

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.


MOOSIRvaPIAZ

Only a sick twisted mind would cheer these sanctions

by MOOSIRvaPIAZ on

only the perverted mind, the thirsty for pain and suffering of ordinary iranians would love these sanctions.

 

 

 


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اوباماست

Faramarz


Obama and Hilary are going about this Regime Change quietly, methodically and decisively.

We will succeed at the end.


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G. Rahmanian


پايان مفت خوري ملايان ومزدوران غرب نشين انها!


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Beautiful!

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The lose-lose situation!

by Arj on

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Long Live IRAN 


Bavafa

Only if Iranians could cease this …

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As an opportunity towards self-sufficiency and self-reliance !  A rather wishful thinking on my part though.

And a rather wishful thinking on  Fred’s part to prescribe "air/naval cargo inspection" what Israel has implemented on Gaza strip, a Ghettoization, not only for Palestinians but also for Iranians as well.

 

'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory 

 

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Mullahs are nervous!

by G. Rahmanian on

Great! They don't know where to go after the fall of their regime.


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Air/naval

by Fred on

Next urgent step, air/naval cargo inspection.