Tehran (IP) - The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) said that the body has agreed with the Ministry of Industry, Mine, and Trade on a mechanism to use cryptocurrencies to import goods.

Iran PressIran news: In response to an Iran Press correspondent's question about using cryptocurrencies in foreign trade, Ali Salehabadi said that last year it was agreed those who had legally-mined cryptocurrencies could offer them to be used for imports. 

Salehabadi also said that about $14 billion in currencies were supplied for the country within the first four months of the (Persian) year, which increased up to 80 percent ($706 billion) compared to the similar period last year.

Daily, he added that more than $10 million were being traded in the agreement market between currency exchange offices, a good anchor to keep the market stable. 


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