Bank Saderat Iran

Also Known As: 

BSI
Bank Saderat PLC
Iran Export Bank
Bank Saderat Iran P J S C

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Military

Address: 

- Bank Saderat Tower, P.O. Box 15745-631, Somayeh Street, Tehran
- Sepehr Tower, Somayeh Ave., Tehran, Iran
- P.O. Box 15745-631, Tehran, Iran
- Bank Saderat Tower, 43 Somayeh Avenue, Tehran, Iran
- Bank Saderat Iran Tower, Somayyeh Ave., Tehran 15897 Iran
- 6th Floor, Sadaf Bldg, 1137 Vali Asr Ave, 15119-43885, Tehran, Iran
- P.O. Box 15175/584, Tehran, Iran
- No. 56, opposite of security department, Toraboz Khan Str., Kabul, Afghanistan (Head Office and Main Branch-Afghanistan)
- Ground Floor Business Room, Building Banke Khoon Road, Harat, Afghanistan (Harat Branch)
- P.O. Box 785, City Centre Bldg. 199, Road 203, Block 304, Government Ave., Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain (Future Bank B.S.C. Joint Venture)
- 5 Lothbury, London EC2R 7HD, UK (Bank Saderat PLC)
- 16, rue de la Paix, 75002 Paris, France (Paris Branch)
- Deichstrasse 11, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
- P.O. Box 112227, Hamburg, Germany (Hamburg Branch)
- Friedensstrasse 4, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Frankfurt Branch)
- 25-29 Panepistimiou Str., 10564 Athens, Greece (Athens Branch)
- 3rd Floor - Mteco Center - Mar Elias facing Al Hellow Barrak, P.O. Box 5126, Beirut, Lebanon (Beirut Regional Office)
- 1st Floor, Alrose Building - Verdun Street, Beirut, Lebanon, P.O. Box 5126, Beirut, Lebanon
- P.O. Box 6717, Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon (Beirut Main Branch)
- 1st Floor, Jawhara Bldg., Abdallah El Hajje Str., Ghobeiri Blvd., Alghobeiri, Lebanon (Alghobeiri Branch)
- Ras Alein Str., next to the post office, Baalback, Lebanon (Baalback Branch)
- Holom Center, Main Road, Kafaat Cross Road, Mreyjeh, Mamoura, Lebanon (Borj Al Barajneh Branch)
- Riad Elsolh Str., Martyrs Sq., Saida, Lebanon (Saida Branch)
- P.O. Box 1269, 112 Ruwi Sultanate of Oman (Muscat Branch)
- Grand Hamad Ave, P.O. Box 2256, Doha, Qatar (Doha Branch)
- Building 181-A Makhtoomgholi Ave., Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan (Ashkhabad Branch)
- Al-Maktoum Road, P.O. Box 4182 Deira, Dubai, UAE (Almaktoum Branch and Dubai Regional Office)
- Murshid Bazar, P.O. Box 4182 Deira, Dubai, UAE (Murshid Bazar Branch)
- Al Fahidi Road, P.O. Box 4182 Dubai, UAE (Bur Dubai Branch)
- Hamdan Str., P.O. Box 700 Abu Dhabi, Dubai (Abu Dhabi Branch)
- Alaroda Road, P.O. Box 316 Sharjah, U.A.E. (Sharjah Branch)
- Liwara Str., P.O. Box 16 Ajman, Dubai (Ajman Branch)
- Shaykh Zayed Road, Dubai, U.A.E. (Shaykh Zayed Branch)
- Al Ain Road, P.O. Box 1140 Al Ein, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. (Al Ein Branch)
- No. 10 Antooan Chekhof Str., Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Tashkent Branch)

Phone: 

+98 (21) 883 95 34; (+9821) 836.09.1; 009821 - 8829469 (Head Office); (+9821)88306091-4; (+9821)88826122-6; (+9821)88307815; (+9821)88308935; (+9821)88300468; 00930 20 2204010 (Head Office and Main Branch-Afghanistan); 00930 40 222712 (Harat Branch); 00973 17 505015-16; 505000 (Future Bank B.S.C. Joint Venture); 0044 20 76000133 (Bank Saderat PLC); 14 4860250-4860290 (Paris Branch); 004940 370050 (Hamburg Branch); 004969 209740 (Frankfurt Branch); 0030210 3249531; 3249577; 3249490 (Athens Branch); 00961 1 706910-14 (Beirut Regional Office); 00961 1 341067; 347924; 347936 (Beirut Main Branch); 00961 1 542575; 542471; 542763-4 (Alghobeiri Branch); 00961 8 371841; 373857-8 (Baalback Branch); 00961 1 471201-2 (Borj Al Barajneh Branch); 00961 7 753835-753837 (Saida Branch); 00968 24833923; 24831669; 24832006 (Muscat Branch); 00974 4 414646 (Doha Branch); 0099 312 346767-343744 (Ashkhabad Branch); 009714 6035240 - 6035230 - 6034284 (Dubai Regional Office); 009714 6035555 - 6035310 (Almaktoum Branch); 009714 2264805 - 2265834 (Murshid Bazar Branch); 009714 3511110 (Bur Dubai Branch); 009712 6225155 (Abu Dhabi Branch); 009716 5682070 (Sharjah Branch); 009716 7422232 (Ajman Branch); 009714 3311187 (Shaykh Zayed Branch); 009713 7641557 (Al Ein Branch); 0099871 1401650-52 (Tashkent Branch)

Fax: 

+98 (21) 883 95 34; (+9821) 883.95.39; 00930 20 2203994 (Head Office and Main Branch-Afghanistan); 00930 40 226261 (Harat Branch); 00973 17 224402 (Future Bank B.S.C. Joint Venture); 0044 20 77963216 (Bank Saderat PLC); 0033 14 2616153 (Paris Branch); 004940 373484 (Hamburg Branch); 004969 252773 (Frankfurt Branch); 0030210 3251154 (Athens Branch), 00961 1 706915 (Beirut Regional Office); 00961 1 341067 (Beirut Main Branch); 00961 1 706915 (Alghobeiri Branch); 00961 8 373857 (Baalback Branch); 00961 1 471200 (Borj Al Barajneh Branch); 00961 7 753836 (Saida Branch); 00968 24836478 (Muscat Branch); 00974 4 430121 (Doha Branch); 0099 312 342070 (Ashkhabad Branch); 009714 2234460 (Almaktoum Branch);
009714 2215961 - 2270593 (Dubai Regional Office); 009714 2266543 (Murshid Bazar Branch); 009714 3529415 (Bur Dubai Branch); 009712 6225062 (Abu Dhabi Branch); 009716 5680289 (Sharjah Branch); 009716 7426190 (Ajman Branch); 009714 3311027 (Shaykh Zayed Road Branch); 009713 7668875 (Al Ein Branch); 0099871 1401654 (Tashkent Branch)

E-Mail: 

info@saderbank.ir

Entity Web Site: 

www.saderbank.com
www.bsi.ir
www.bank-saderat-iran.com

An Iranian state-owned bank.

Named by the U.N. Security Council in 2008 as a bank domiciled in Iran whose activities could contribute to proliferation; countries are called upon to "exercise vigilance" over activities between the bank and financial institutions in their territories; listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; E.U. sanctions were annulled on February 5, 2013 by the E.U. General Court, with the annulment suspended pending appeal; E.U. General Court judgment upheld on appeal on April 21, 2016 by the European Court of Justice; relisted by the European Union on April 18, 2016; E.U. sanctions expired on October 23, 2016.

Designated by the U.S. Department of the Treasury on October 25, 2007, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and their supporters, freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties; pursuant to U.S. Executive Orders 12957 and 12959, designated as a bank controlled by the Iranian Government, prohibiting new investments by U.S. persons and most servicing by U.S. depository institutions.

According to the Treasury Department, was used by the Government of Iran to channel funds to terrorist organizations, including Hizballah, Hamas, the PFLP-GC (Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command) and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

Provided financial services for entities procuring on behalf of Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs; handled payments and letters of credit for Defense Industries Organization (DIO) and Iran Electronics Industries (IEI – see separate entity records); handled letter of credit for Mesbah Energy Company (see separate entity record) in 2003.

One of the largest Iranian-owned banks; banking network includes over 2,500 branches, including 22 foreign branches and 3 regional offices in Afghanistan, Bahrain, England, France, Germany, Greece, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Turkmenistan, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan; foreign banking network includes: Bank Saderat PLC in London (100% owned by Bank Saderat Iran), Bank Saderat Tashkent in Tashkent (100% owned by Bank Saderat Iran), Future Bank (see separate entity record) in Bahrain (a joint venture with Bank Melli Iran (see separate entity record) and Bahrain's Ahli Bank), and Arian Bank (see separate entity record) in Kabul (a joint venture with Bank Melli Iran).

Management includes Bahman Vakili (chairman), Siavash Zeraati (managing director), and Hamid Tehranfar, Mohammad Reza Erfani, and Mohammad Hossein Fathalizadeh (board members), as of October 2016.

SWIFT codes: BSIR DE FF, BSIR FR PP, BSIR DE HH, BSIR GG AA, BSIR AE AD, BSIR QA QA, BSIROMRX, BSIROMAR, BSIR LB BE, BSIR UZ 22, BSPLGB2L.

Established in 1952; state-owned since 1979; registration numbers are 3833 and 10683; in June 2009, offered 6% of its shares on the Tehran Stock Exchange.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

March 17, 2010

Date Last Modified: 

October 23, 2016