- According to the latest news, multi-billion dollar contracts have been signed between Iran and Italy in different fields, including Energy and Transportation. Among such contracts, those inked between Iran and Saipem Oil Services Group (worth $4-5 bn) and Danieli Steel Firm (worth $6 bn) can be mentioned.
- According to the Managing Director of Bank San’at o Ma’dan (Industry and Mine), the bank has planned to finance 6 petrochemical projects, due to their specific status in the banks’ future investment, in the near future. Not being in debt to foreign banks, the respective bank has managed to open up to $10 bn worth of LCs during the past 10 months.
- Aiming at collecting oil dues of the National Iranian Oil Company, Bank Mellat opened accounts with European banks; besides, in an attempt to facilitate the receipt of Iranian funds, it has also opened other accounts with foreign agent banks.