EghtesadOnline: The Tehran government’s protestations about fuel smuggling from the eastern and southern borders have become a permanent feature. So has the inability and unwillingness of those in charge to put an end to this wholesale corruption inflicting colossal economic loss for too many years.
EghtesadOnline: Rationing gasoline and raising pump prices by 200% that started on Nov. 15 will have no substantial effect on curbing fuel smuggling, says a deputy chief of the Goods and Foreign Exchange Anti-Smuggling Headquarters.
EghtesadOnline: Reviving the gasoline rationing system with two rates can help curtail rampant smuggling and help boost exports, a board member of the Iranian Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Products Exporters’ Association said.
EghtesadOnline: A foreign tanker smuggling fuel to neighboring Arab states was seized by Islamic Revolution Guards Corps forces in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday, according to a Sunday statement by IRGC.
EghtesadOnline: The plan to resume the use of fuel cards by car owners will come into effect in August with the aim of curbing fuel smuggling that has taken a turn for the worse over the past months.