Chris Van Es

«Мулланомика» в Иране терпит крах

СТАМБУЛ. Так как продолжается противостояние между иранским правительством и оппозицией, одним из факторов, который может определить исход, но который редко обсуждается, является шаткое состояние иранской экономики.

Иранская экономика пытается выжить со времен исламской революции, частично из-за эмбарго, которое наложили Соединенные Штаты три десятилетия назад. Сегодня, когда в Иране нет технологий и отсутствуют запчасти для существующего оборудования, второй по величине производитель нефти в ОПЕК в 2006 году стал нетто-импортером очищенных нефтепродуктов. Действительно, состояние нефтедобывающей промышленности в 2007 году ухудшилось до такой степени, что было введено нормирование бензина, что открыло путь для процветания черного рынка.

Неудивительно, что такой дефицит вызвал инфляцию. В ноябре 2009 года иранский центральный банк (банк Маркази) сообщил, что цены в течение года выросли на 22%. Чтобы стимулировать приток инвестиций, были приняты новые меры, которые позволяют иностранным банкам войти в иранскую финансовую систему. Обратились многие, но еще не было выдано ни одной лицензии.

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