April 06, 2021
China-Iran Relations: The Myth of Massive Investment
By William Figueroa
Why the 25-Year China-Iran Strategic Cooperation Agreement isn’t a “big deal,” literally or figuratively.
March 30, 2021
What’s in the China-Iran Strategic Cooperation Agreement?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Despite the fanfare surrounding the 25-year deal, details are scarce. Is this much ado about nothing?
February 01, 2020
The Looming Threat of Sanctions for Chinese Companies in Iran
By Pan Yuanyuan
The United States has more excuses than ever before to impose sanctions on Chinese companies doing business with Iran.
February 07, 2017
US Sanctions on Iran: Good or Bad News for China?
By Wang Jin
Some Chinese are celebrating Trump’s move, but the new sanctions pose economic and political risks for China.
October 04, 2016
Asian Oil Majors and Iran: Risks and Rewards
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Yassin K. Fawaz.
September 19, 2016
Can China Capitalize on Iran's Post-Nuclear Deal Opening? Don't Count On It
By Wang Jin and Zhao Xinghua
Even after the nuclear deal, China shouldn't expect too much from economic ties with Iran.