Manturov: Russia and Iran may begin the payments in national currencies

Manturov: Russia and Iran may begin the payments in national currencies


Within five years the trade turnover between the countries may be about $ 5 billion, said in an interview to the program “Vesti on Saturday” the Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov.

VLADIVOSTOK, 26 Dec –. Russia and Iran may begin the payments in national currencies, said in an interview to the program “Vesti on Saturday” the Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov.

“We do not rule out including payment options ruble-Rial, based on the fact that the volume of trade will grow, and, consequently, the RUB will occur in Iranian banks. They will be able to pay for our goods”, — said Manturov.

According to him, within five years the trade turnover between the countries may be about $ 5 billion.

National industrial exhibition “Trade and industrial dialogue: Russia — Iran 2015”, where they discussed the terms of the signing of the monetary agreement, which will facilitate the exchange and development of economic and trade ties was held in Tehran from 21 to 23 December, the Russian delegation was headed by Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov.

As previously conveyed by Iranian media with a reference to the Minister of communications and information technology Mahmoud Vaezi, Russia and Iran are discussing the terms of the signing of the monetary agreement, which will facilitate the exchange and development of economic and trade relations.

The President of the Central Bank of Iran waliullah safe said that Iran has completed the preparation of opening joint Bank accounts with Russia to facilitate bilateral trade in national currencies. That the representatives of national banks of Russia and Iran will soon hold talks on the issue of settlements between the countries in national currencies, reported the first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov.