Iran

Munich Re eyes up Iran entry

Munich Re is considering plans to provide its insurance services to Iran following sanctions relief at the beginning of the year, according to Iranian news broadcaster Press TV.

Expected post-sanction Iranian gold rush fizzles out

The decision to lift the most stringent sanctions on Iran may have been greeted by celebration, but many insurers are finding the remaining restrictions still make doing business there an unattractive proposition.

Insurance boost for Iran oil buyers

European Union insurers can now offer protection on Iranian oil exports after sanctions were relaxed yesterday as part of the joint agreement between a group of six nations and Iran.

Iran defiant over insurance sanctions

Iran's vice president Mohammad Reza Rahimi has dismissed EU and US sanctions as futile, saying that Tehran has turned the threats into opportunities for the country's insurance sector.

Insuring Iran

In July the European Union put in place sanctions designed to limit the provision of insurance to the Iranian crude oil sector. Francesca Nyman takes a look at how the market reacted and asks if insurance is still available.