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, 0098-03355433886


0098-03355230876, +98 311 33244324, +98 311 3327328, 98 311 3329988


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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; 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); listed as an entity of concern in an early warning document distributed by the German government to industry in May 2002, but has not been re-listed subsequently.

Affiliated with the National Iranian Steel Company; affiliated with Iran's Ministry of Industries and Mines; subsidiary of the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO); in 2004, Mobarakeh Steel Complex transferred to IMIDRO its 30% holding of Ahwaz Steel Commercial & Technical Service GmbH (a.k.a. Ascotec), 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.

Manufacturer of hot- and cold-rolled steel, pickled coils, narrow strip coil, tinplate sheet and coil, galvanized coil, and slab; according to the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), established an assembly line for the reported production of maraging steel; 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.

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Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

May 29, 2008