Belfast General Trading, LLC

Also Known As: 

Belfast General Trading
Belfast General Trading (L.L.C.)
Belfast General Trading L.L.C.

Weapon Program: 

  • Military


-Room 1602, Twin Tower Building, Baniyas Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
-Deira Twin Towers, Baniyas Road, 16th Floor, Office 1602, P.O. Box 41002, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


+971 4 2552468, +9714506578989


+971 4 2552608, +97142552608


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A Dubai-based company specializing in the import and export of food products.

Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on December 30, 2014, pursuant to Executive Order 13628 of 2012; removed from the SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Has acted on behalf of the Government of Iran to smuggle U.S. bank notes into Iran; collaborated with Azizullah Asadullah Qulandary, an Afghan national, and Seyed Kamal Yasini to deliver U.S. currency, in violation of U.S. sanctions; Yasini and Hossein Zeidi, both Iranian nationals, had been contracted to convert Iranian government funds and foreign currency into U.S. dollars.

As of December 2014, had converted over $250 million in Iranian government assets into U.S. currency; the money was reportedly transported to Tehran from the United Arab Emirates by hand via courier.

Established in 2008.

Date Entered: 

January 11, 2016

Date Last Modified: 

January 11, 2016