Iran Banking News
The latest news and views about Iran’s banking relations with other countries
The spokesperson for the Iranian administration has called on South Korea to unblock the petrodollars it owes to Iran, currently frozen in the Korean banks.
The idea of knocking off zeros from countries’ national currencies goes back decades, with some governments removing noughts from banknotes several times to harness inflation.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has praised the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) for its efforts to meet the domestic demands and provide the necessary funding amid the severe international conditions caused by the coronavirus.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has denounced the US’ attempt to block Tehran’s request for an emergency International Monetary Fund loan to fight the coronavirus as a violation of a peremptory norm of international law (jus cogens) that entitles people to right to health.
Iran’s Central Bank Governor Abdolnasser Hemmati says 1.6 billion dollars of Iran’s assets held abroad have been released.
The Iranian president has thanked Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei for giving his blessing to withdraw one million euros from the National Development Fund.
Iran’s Central Bank governor says it will strive to provide the foreign currency reserves required by the country in order to supply the required medications amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran says some of the country's assets illegally blocked by the United States will gradually be released.
Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says the government has made decisions to compensate for the economic impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on the lives of the poor.
Iran’s President has sent the "National Budget Law for the New Fiscal Year" to the Plan and Budget Organisation of the Islamic Republic to be implemented.
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran says the value of the pharmaceutical and medical products that have been imported over the past 10 months with the financing provided by his organization has been 2,000 times higher than the value of consignments recently delivered via a Swiss channel.
Governor of Iran's central bank says as long as the Europeans do not buy Iran’s oil and Tehran does not receive the oil revenues, the European financial mechanism known as INSTEX will be of no use.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said that he agrees with Iran’s suggestion on using cryptocurrency as an alternative to the US dollar.
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati and Oman’s Minister of Commerce and Industry have weighed a plan to facilitate financial transactions between the two Muslim neighbours.
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati has dismissed the US officials’ claim that sanctions have greatly diminished Iran’s oil exports, saying the Islamic Republic is boosting exports and its foreign trade is thriving despite the sanctions.
Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade says the government's policy is to use national currency in business with friendly and neighbouring countries.
Iran’s foreign minister has dismissed the recent sanctions on the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) as a war crime and instance of economic terrorism.
Governor of Central bank of Iran says the national Iranian currency, rial, has regained its value by 40 percent against the US dollar over the past year.
The governor of the central bank of Iran says many of his counterparts in the region believe the United States’ sanctions are not working anymore.
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnasser Hemmati has travelled to Kuwait to attend an international banking conference in the Arab country.
The governor of the Central Bank of Iran says the re-imposition of US sanctions on the bank shows they are so desperate in finding a lever to pressure Iran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi says the new US sanctions against the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) are nothing new, but the same old bans in a new form.
US President Donald Trump says his administration has imposed further sanctions on Iran's central bank following last weekend's attacks on Saudi oil facilities.