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Iran seeking monetary pacts with regional countries: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his country is in talks with several regional countries to do business in national currencies.

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Indian rice, soya exporters to Iran call for payment guidelines as contracts shrink

Indian companies, engaged in exporting rice and soyabean meals to Iran are requesting that Indian government come up with special guidelines about how to clear payments from Iran.


India plans to resume oil imports from Iran to skirt US sanctions: Report

The government of PM Modi is seriously studying plans to resume oil purchases from Iran despite the sanctions. New Delhi is reportedly ironing out the details.


India establishes 3rd direct shipping route to Iran’s Qeshm Island

The Asian country, which is one of Iran’s major trading partner, has opened the route by sending a 13,000-ton ship to Iran.


Iran’s FM Zarif tours Asia to rally support for Tehran against US pressures

India, Japan and China are Iran’s three biggest oil clients that have stopped their purchases after Trump Administration didn’t renew sanctions waivers. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has finished his Asian tour to rally these countries’ support behind Tehran at a time of heightened tensions with the US.



‘India to set trade priorities with Iran to further facilitate bilateral commerce’

New Delhi envoy to Iran Gaddam Dharmendra says India has made good progress in developing Chabahar Port to diversify its trade relations with Iran. He believes two countries need to prioritize items under the sanctions.


India’s 2018/19 Iran oil imports up 5% YoY despite US sanctions: Report

India imported about 5 percent more oil from Iran in the last fiscal year through March as companies raised purchases ahead of US sanctions against Tehran from November, preliminary tanker arrival data obtained from shipping and industry sources showed.



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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Indian SPV with Iran running since 6 months ago: Envoy

New Delhi says it knew that US President Donald Trump Administration would withdraw from the nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions. So, it started to put in place a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to make sure its trade ties with Iran are secured.