West Sun Trade GmbH

Also Known As: 

West Sun Trade

Weapon Program: 

  • Military


- Winterhuder Weg 8, Hamburg 22085, Germany
- Arak Machine Mfg. Bldg., 2nd Floor, opp. of College Economy, Northern Kargar Ave., Tehran 14136, Iran


0049 40 2270170




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Supplies entities in Iran with raw materials; overseen by Machine Sazi Arak.

Has sought to procure steel products for Iran's oil and gas industries; listed as a supplier for National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company (NIOEC); imports and exports reportedly include ferrous and non-ferrous metals, machinery, steel, and cement.

CEO is reportedly Ali Shirani; company officials have also included Hossein Adib, Mohammad Bagher Sobhani, Freidoon Loftfi Bafandi, Hamid Reza Moradi, and Abbas Maleki Tehrani; reportedly operates a branch in Tehran, Iran; business Registration Document No. HRB45757; reportedly established in 1990.


As part of the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran, added on November 5, 2018 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13599, which targets entities controlled by the Government of Iran and Iranian financial institutions; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Previously added to the SDN list on August 3, 2010, pursuant to the Iranian Transactions Regulations, which target entities controlled by the Government of Iran; removed from the SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, but identified as a part of the Government of Iran, prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties.

Listed by the European Union on May 23, 2011 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; removed from the E.U. list on January 17, 2017.

Formerly sanctioned by the government of Australia.

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Date Entered: 

July 13, 2011

Date Last Modified: 

December 11, 2018