Tag Archives | British Iranian Chamber of Commerce (BICC)

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 Considers $600bn Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The Telegraph reports that British firms are “cautiously eying” opportunities in Iran, ahead of an expected $600-billion boom in trade and infrastructure investment by 2027. Amanda Clack, head of Infrastructure and consultancy EY, is quoted as saying: “Is there an opportunity here for UK business? Of course there is … Deliverability is […]

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 […]

Iran Business Seminar in Scotland

Race to Capture the Iranian Market With sanctions on Iran lifted, Western companies are rushing to Tehran as President Rouhani promises the “opening of the country’s economy to the world”. At an event to be hosted by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce on Friday, representatives from the British Iranian Chamber of Commerce (BICC) will […]

UK Welcomes Lifting of Iranian Sanctions

By John Lee. The United Kingdom’s political and business leaders have welcomed the lifting of Iranian sanctions. The Minister for Trade and Investment, Lord Francis Maude, said: “The UK government fully supports expanding our trade relationship with Iran and we would encourage UK businesses to take advantage of the commercial opportunities that will arise from […]