A Sri Lankan fuel station
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Sri Lanka concerned over Iran oil sanctions

People in Sri Lanka are growing increasingly worried about the effect on their economy of US-led sanctions against Iran.

Sri Lanka imports 93% of its oil from Iran, a higher proportion than any other Asian nation.

The BBC's Charles Haviland in Colombo reports on how a fall in oil imports and the knock-on effects on other trade with Iran could impact the island state.

  • 07 Feb 2012