HP faces scrutiny for printer sales in Iran

31 December 2008

Hewlett-Packard is under scrutiny because of press report which claims that one of its Middle Eastern distributors sells HP printers in Iran. The Boston Globe report traced the relationship between HP and a distributor in Dubai called Redington Gulf, which started doing business in 1997, selling HP supplies in Iran. According to the report, HP printers have become the top sellers in Iran despite a comprehensive trade embargo put in place by former President Bill Clinton in 1995 and enforced with renewed vigor by the Bush administration.

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