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CBI Chief Downplays Swiss Payment Mechanism

CBI Chief Downplays Swiss Payment Mechanism CBI Chief Downplays Swiss Payment Mechanism

The Central Bank of Iran has made available $4 billion in foreign currency to importers of medicine and medical equipment in the last ten months.
This amount "is 2,000 times more than the value of Switzerland's recently-delivered cargo," the bank's governor said in response to the Iran-Swiss humanitarian trade channel launched last week. 
"We do not wait for others decisions and measures when it comes to addressing vital needs like these [importing medicine]," CBI’s public relations office quoted Abdolnasser Hemmati as saying. 

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