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Will Brexit jump-start Iran-UK trade?

By Maysam Bizaer for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Many foreign companies returned to Iran’s largely untapped market after the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in July 2015. The landmark deal took effect six months later, and lifted international sanctions in […]

UK Banks rebuff Govt push to Boost Iran Trade

By John Lee. According to a report from Reuters, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has rebuffed efforts by the British government, a major shareholder, to coax the lender into facilitating trade with Iran. Following the lifting of sanctions, and in anticipation of the UK leaving the European Union (EU), British officials have sought to […]

Why Iran shouldn’t get too Excited about Brexit

By Alireza Ramezani for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Since Britain’s vote to exit the European Union (EU), Iranian media has barely been able to contain its excitement about this historic development. Indeed, many pundits believe the result of the June 23 referendum could […]

BREXIT will Work in Favour of Trade with Iran

By John Lee. The Chief Executive of British Water has reportedly claimed that Brexit will work in favor of trade relations with Iran. In an interview with IRNA on Thursday, Lloyd Martin said: “I suppose in very simple term the UK with the BREXIT referendum vote is bound to start to look more at markets […]

Brexit ‘Historic Opportunity’ for Iran

By Arash Karami, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Rouhani adviser says Brexit ‘historic opportunity’ for Iran The few Iranian officials to speak about the vote by Britain to leave the European Union appear to support the move, though the benefits to Iran […]