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Iran’s Oil Crisis

By INU Staff

INU - Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, Iran’s Minister of Oil, has said that Tehran is trying its hardest to continue selling oil. During an interview earlier this week, Namdar Zanganeh said that the regime is working “day and night” to find ways in which it will be able to sell its crude oil.

The Trump administration has been taking efforts to get Iran’s exports of oil down to zero – a move that the Iranian regime describes as “psychological warfare”. However, President Trump has explained the move, insisting that it is part of the U.S. tactic to cut the regime off from the large sums that it uses to fund terrorist groups and activities.

Iranians Continue to Struggle Under Clerical Regime

By Mahmoud Hakamian

The Iranian regime has destroyed the country’s economy as a result of extreme mismanagement and widespread corruption. The country should be comfortable, if not wealthy, because it is extremely resource rich. The reality is much darker – more and more people are falling into extreme poverty and the situation is set to get worse, not better.

Iran: Housing Crisis Deepens

By INU Staff

INU - The people of Iran are facing some major challenges because of the major economic troubles that the Iranian regime has caused. Years and years of mismanagement and widespread corruption have destroyed the economy and the citizens are paying the price.

New Evidence Emerges of Rampant Corruption in Iran’s Oil and Export Markets

By Edward Carney

On Tuesday, IranWire published an article that attached a dramatic figure to the closely-related issues of Iran’s escalating economic crisis and the corruption of entities in both the country’s government and its private sector. The article indicated that as much as 30 billion dollars in revenue might have been moved out of the country over just a one-year period, as wealthy individuals and participants in a “corruption mafia” sought to consolidate their own control over capital despite the adverse impact on a beleaguered civilian population.

Iran’s export to Iraq drop by 50%

By INU Staff

INU - Iraq has significantly reduced its imports from the Iranian Regime in the past month, according to an economic-focused newspaper published in Tehran.

The report notes that part of the downfall in Iraq’s Iranian imports stems from general bans on a whole host of products, but part of it is due to targeted bans on Iranian imports.

Iran Regime’s economic problems caused by military interference

By INU Staff

INU - Iran’s economy is set to contract by 6% in 2019, while also facing 40% inflation, according to the International Monetary Fund’s April 2019  Regional Economic Outlook for the Middle East and Central Asia. This follows a 3.9% contraction of the Iranian economy in 2018.

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