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India Seeking New Payment Mechanism for Iran Trade

India is exploring setting up a new payments mechanism for trade with Iran, as state banks remain fearful of handling payments from Tehran in case the United States imposes a fresh financial embargo. Under previous Western sanctions, India had devised a barter-like scheme acceptable to Washington that allowed it to make some oil payments to […]

India’s UCO Bank to Open Branch in Iran

Indian government-owned bank UCO is going to open a branch in Tehran before the end of the year, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. According to Tasnim dispatches, addressing a joint meeting of Iranian and Indian business people in New Delhi on Saturday, Zarif quoted a top Indian Central Bank official as saying that […]

Three Foreign Banks to Open in Iran

By John Lee. Three foreign banks are reported to be opening representative offices in Iran. Peyman Ghorbani, Vice Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) told Bloomberg that Oman’s Bank Muscat SAOG, Woori Bank of South Korea, and India’s UCO Bank Ltd. are all in the process of establishing a presence in Tehran. He declined to […]