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Temptation High for Smuggling Fuel out of Iran

Temptation High for Smuggling Fuel out of IranTemptation High for Smuggling Fuel out of Iran

There has never been reliable data on the amount of fuel smuggled out of Iran to neighboring countries during the past few decades, but estimates put the number in the region of 10 million liters every day worth $666,000.
One main reason behind the fuel smuggling is the unprecedented hike in foreign exchange rates and the low price of gasoline in the country.
Comparing fuel prices in Iran and neighboring countries shows that despite the high risks, smugglers dare to engage in the illicit and dangerous fuel trafficking because they see high and rising profit at the end.

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