Mobarakeh Steel Complex

Also Known As: 

Mobarakeh Steel Company
Esfahan's Mobarakeh Steel Company
Mobarakeh Steel
Esfahan Mobarakeh Steel Complex
Mobarakeh Steel Mill

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Missile
  • Military


  • Jonoub Gharbi Km 75, Isfahan
  • 11th Street 28, Khaled Eslamboli Avenue, Tehran
  • P.O. Box 161, Postal Code 84885, Esfahan, Iran
  • P.O. Box 84815-161
  • 15 kms southwest of Mobarakeh, Esfahan, Iran
  • P.O. Box 167, Esfahan, Iran


98 311 3326573

+98 311 3325325

+98 311 3327327




+98 311 33244324

+98 311 3327328

98 311 3329988


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Intended recipient of an automatic casting machine for special steel, the procurement of which was denied in 2005 by a member state of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). 

Subsidiary of the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO). Affiliated with the National Iranian Steel Company (NISCO) and with Iran's Ministry of Industries and Mines.

In 2004, Mobarakeh Steel Complex transferred to IMIDRO its 30% holding of Ahwaz Steel Commercial & Technical Service GmbH (a.k.a. Ascotec); Ascotec is a steel company that, on November 17, 2003, was denied United States export privileges for five years and ordered to pay a $50,000 penalty to settle charges of violating the U.S. Export Administration Regulations by causing the exportation of vehicle spare parts, computer components, spare parts for mining machinery, switches, rotary hammers, pneumatic hammers and chisels, and electromotors, from the United States to Iran via Germany without the required authorization from the Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury.

According to the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), established an assembly line for the reported production of maraging steel.

Manufacturer of hot- and cold-rolled steel, pickled coils, narrow strip coil, tinplate sheet and coil, galvanized coil, and slab; equipped with a pelletizing plant, iron and steel making facilities, a hot strip mill, a cold rolling mill, and a Compact Strip Production (CSP) area.

Became operational in late 1992; on March 11, 2007, company shares were offered on the Tehran Stock Exchange.

National ID No. is 10260289464 (Iran); Commercial Registry Number is 411175869887 (Iran).


Added on October 16, 2018 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), blocking its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions; also designated pursuant to Executive Order 13871, which targets Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper sectors; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the person may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

Sanctioned on May 29, 2013 by the government of Canada for involvement in Iran’s proliferation activities or affiliation with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), prohibiting (with some exceptions) its access to goods, funds, and related services in Canada.

Listed by the Japanese government in 2019 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons.

Listed by the British government in 2008 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, and has had export licenses both granted and denied by that government; removed in 2017 after the U.K. withdrew its Iran list.

Listed as an entity of concern in an early warning document distributed by the German government to industry in May 2002.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

January 29, 2020