A Chinese investment pledge to the tune of a whopping $400 billion puts a wrench in American plans to isolate Iran - but what will it cost Iran?
French and Chinese investments since the easing of international sanctions last year means that Iran is now forecast to overtake Qatari gas exports by 2021.
With a 50.1 percent share, Total will invest an initial $1 billion in the South Pars offshore gas field as part of a consortium with Chinese and Iranian firms.
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