After Siemens: German Firms Remain Heavily Involved in Iran

Posted by John Rosenthal

“In Response to Iran’s Nuclear Program, German Firms Are Slowly Pulling Out” reads the headline in the February 2 edition of the New York Times. Out of Iran, one supposes. The basis for this vast generalization is the decision of a single German firm, the engineering giant Siemens, to forgo any new contracts with Iranian partners. But documents show that some 200 German firms are active in Iran — and that the real extent of German-Iranian trade has surely been underestimated.

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