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UKEF may Finance Iran Aircraft Deal

Iran’s Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan said UK Export Finance (UKEF) is in talks with the Islamic Republic to facilitate the financing of aircraft sales to the country’s national flag-carrier airline Iran Air. “We have received some offers from UKEF, that is under review by Iran,” Fakhrieh Kashan told Reuters on Thursday. He added […]

No Better Time than Today to Invest in Iran

By Padraig O’Hannelly. A major investment summit on Iran was held on Monday at London’s Great Connaught Rooms, with participation from a wide range of international companies and institutions. Showcase Iran 2016, hosted by Frontier Exchange and the Intelligent Persian Corporation (IPC), and with media partnership from Iran Business News, featured presentations and lively discussions […]

UKEF Ready to Offer Insurance Coverage to Iran

UK’s trade envoy to Iran, Lord Lamont, has voiced the United Kingdom Export Finance (UKEF)‘s readiness to cooperate with Iran and offer insurance coverage to the OPEC member Asian country. Following a meeting with the British envoy in Tehran, Amir Hossein Zamaninia, deputy petroleum minister in international affairs and trading, said he discussed Iran’s future […]

Partnership Agreement Strengthens UK’s Relationship with Iran

UK Export Finance (UKEF) and the Export Guarantee Fund of Iran (EGFI) have committed to enhancing trade and economic co-operation with a Memorandum of Understanding in a move designed to help British businesses export. Under the agreement, UKEF, the UK’s export credit agency, and EGFI, the Iranian state-owned credit insurance company, will work together to […]

UK Provides Export Finance for Iran Business

UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, has reintroduced cover to support UK companies seeking to compete for business in Iran. Cover is now available on a case-by-case basis in Pounds Sterling and Euros. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has also announced that UKEF will make available a £50 million facility guaranteeing payments […]