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Sasol Clarifies Position on Iran

24 August 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa – Recent media reports have claimed that Sasol has indicated to Iranian officials its interest to re-enter the country’s petrochemicals industry.

Sasol regularly reviews potential investment opportunities globally that could have strategic fit for the company. However, at this stage, Sasol is not pursuing any prospects in Iran.

 “While Sasol believes that the process to bring Iran back into the fold of international business would be conducive to enhancing global trade in the region, we have not engaged with, nor indicated interest to, any Iranian official to re-invest in the country,” said Fleetwood Grobler, Executive Vice President, Chemicals Business, Sasol Limited.

Sasol divested of its interest in Arya Sasol Polymer Company in 2013 and henceforth has no invested or operating interest in Iran. 



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