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Iran says export ban was made without consultation, ready to commission ethylene pipeline
7:59 AM MST | November 8, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz
Iran’s recent decision to ban exports of petrochemicals and polymers was a misunderstanding, according to the country’s top official responsible for the sector. Abdolhossein Bayat, managing director of National Petrochemical Co. (NPC; Tehran), speaking at the 8th Iran Plast Exhibition in Tehran, said that the decision that prohibits exports of 52 items, including a number of petrochemical products, was made by the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade without any consultation with the Ministry of Petroleum or NPC, and that the...
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