Iran Joins Growing List of Countries to Ditch Dollar in Foreign Trade

MOSCOW, January 24 (Sputnik) – Iran no longer uses the US dollar in foreign trade transactions, replacing it with other currencies, the deputy governor at Iranian Central Bank told the Tasnim News Agency Saturday.

“In trade exchanges with the foreign countries, Iran uses other currencies, including Chinese yuan, euro, Turkish lira, Russian ruble and South Korean won,” Gholamali Kamyab told the news agency.


Several countries have been avoiding the US dollar in foreign trade, including Russia, China, India and Turkey, often paying for products in gold or other agreed on currencies.

Full article: Iran Joins Growing List of Countries to Ditch Dollar in Foreign Trade (Sputnik News)

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