Iran urges European oil purchase, credit lines within INSTEX

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) says Europe should stop accusing Iran of not setting up INSTEX mirror company and start action by buying Iranian crude and giving credit line to European exporters for starting trade with Iran.

Financial Markets

CBI eyes more SPVs with ‘friendly neighbours’ to counter US sanctions

Iran’s main financial institution has devised a six-point contingency plan to resist possible consequences of the US move no to renew sanctions waivers for clients of Iranian energy.

Financial Markets

INSTEX Iranian counterparty ready for ‘coordinated’ trade exchange: CEO

Special Trade and Finance Instrument between Iran and Europe (STFI), called SATMA in Persian, was registered on 22 April in Tehran in a bid to further facilitate Iran-Europe trade in the wake of US sanctions.

Financial Markets

‘INSTEX ready for first trade exchange with Iran in shortest time possible’

The European payment channel president Per Fischer has talked about what could be done with the mechanism’s framework to speed up trade with Iran in the face of US sanctions.


Iran’s INSTEX mirror company registered in Tehran

The firm was registered in the Iranian capital last Monday on 22 April. 3 banks an a mobile payment infrastructure company are its main stakeholders.


Iran private sector urges Europe to implement INSTEX

Iran Chamber of Commerce, the umbrella group of all Iranian private sector, says the three European countries - Germany, France, UK - need to speed up the process of their special financial channel with Iran in the wake of US sanctions.

Iran Chamber

French Renault could come back to Iran ’in future’

Renault could get back to business in Iran in 2020 should democrats win presidential elections and re-enter the US into the 2015 nuclear deal and remove sanctions. However, it’s hard to predict how the new US political scene will unfold next year.


Iran to register INSTEX mirror company soon, calls it STFI

The announcement comes after a visit to Iran by INSTEX president Per Fischer to work out details of the payment channel. Negotiations have been going on in various levels so that the channel starts work soon.

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New Delhi optimistic about securing 2nd Iran oil waiver: Indian envoy

Indian Ambassador to Iran Gaddam Dharmendra says a team from his country is currently negotiating with the US authorities to obtain another exemption to keep buying Iranian crude. He also talked about how India’s SPV is different from the European INSTEX.


Iran-India joint business forum

Indian Ambassador to Iran Gaddam Dharmendra, UCO Bank Chief Representative in Iran Sabeer Nazeem, Indian and Iranian tradesmen and women attend a joint Iran-India business forum, presided by Mohammad Reza Karbasi, Deputy Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) in international affairs.

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