“Remarkably, no European company in the Global 500 plans to defy #Iran sanctions”

REAL CLEAR WORLD
Europe’s Leading Companies Are Bowing to U.S. Sanctions
By David Adesnik & Saeed Ghasseminejad
September 19, 2018

Corporate Europe is bowing to the pressure of Washington’s unilateral sanctions on Iran. The continent’s leading multinational firms, such as Airbus, Maersk, Peugeot, Total, and Siemens, are leaving a market many of them entered with enthusiasm after the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. The trickle of departures since Washington’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal has made it difficult to appreciate just how dramatic the European divestment has been. To address that oversight, we have released a report that catalogs the efforts of 136 European companies to conduct business with Iran, including 38 firms whose annual revenues have earned them a place in the Fortune Global 500 rankings. READ MORE

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