Iran: Gasoline Rationing Revisited

Iran's annual gasoline consumption is in the neighborhood of 33 billion liters for which the government pays a whopping 200 trillion rials ($13.5 billion) in subsidies
Iran: Gasoline Rationing Revisited  Iran: Gasoline Rationing Revisited

The infrastructure to restart use of smart fuel cards for fuel rationing is almost ready, a member of the Majlis Energy Commission said.
"Under the planned rationing system the government wants to sell between 60 to 80 liters of subsidized gasoline per month per car at 10,000 rials (7 cents) per liter for vehicles with engines below 2,000 cubic centimeters," Jalal Mirzaei was quoted as saying.
Cars with engines bigger than 2000 cc will have to buy unsubsidized fuel, he said, but added that nothing has been finalized as “talks are still underway about a reasonable price” for unsubsidized gasoline on which there will be limitations.


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