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Positive operating result for eihbank in 2019

Despite the economically difficult framework conditions, eihbank was able to achieve a business volume of EUR 3,036.4 million and a slight annual surplus of EUR 0,5 million.

The current Annual Report 2019 as well as reports from previous years are available on our website under the heading “Reports”


Dear customers and business partners,

We hereby inform you that Mr. Ralf Vollmering has been appointed as the new board member of the eihbank. Mr. Vollmering has many years of experience in banking Business and has been Head of Human Resources and Legal in our bank since August 2019.

With the assumption of the position as Board Member, Mr. Vollmering is responsible for all areas of the back office. He succeeds Ms. Hummerich-Metzger.

Dear customers and business partners,

we are very sad to inform you that our Member of the Board of Management,
Mrs. Sabine Hummerich-Metzger, passed away on April 26, 2020.

With her exceptional commitment Mrs. Hummerich-Metzger had a significant impact on eihbank operation whereby the well-being of the workforce was always very important to her.

We will keep Mrs. Hummerich-Metzger in grateful memories and wish her family a lot of strength and all the best for the time to come.


US-sanctions against Iran: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has set up a contact point for Iran for German companies.


eihbank Information Events, Tehran 09.08.2017

More than 100 representatives of Iranian banks as well as of trade and industry followed an invitation from Europäisch-Iranische Handelsbank and participated in two information events, held at the Espinas Palace Hotel in Tehran.

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Tehran Branch in new offices

Our branch office in Tehran has moved into a new building. The adress is:
Europäisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG
No. 2&8, Payam Blvd, Corner of Ahangarani St. (Parvaz),

North Paknejad, Saadat Abad
P.O. Box 19615/851
Teheran 19818 76165
I. R. of IRAN

Global Water Summit 2017, Madrid 23.-25.04.2017

The annual Global Water Summit with more than 500 participants dealt with today’s important topics of water supply and water treatment, since water is a very limited resource.


New Board Member

Since February 2017, Mr. Arash Onsori is a new member of the Board of Managing Directors of the eihbank. Mr. Onsori spent the last 20 years working mainly for the Bank of Industry and Mine in Tehran, most recently as Director of the International and Mobilization Division. In this position he was also responsible for the International, Financing and Treasury Departments.

2nd Iranian Trade Conference, London

At the beginning of November, the 2nd Iran Trade Conference was held at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, organised by City & Financial Global.


OEEC 16 Amsterdam

The annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) is focused on the complete offshore energy industry, from oil & gas to wind and marine energy. It was held on 25 and 26 October 2016 in the Europe Complex of the Amsterdam RAI.


„KEB Hana Bank (D) and eihbank announce a Co-operation Agreement.

On 1st September 2016, in a solemn ceremony, we signed a Memorandum of Understanding with KEB Hana Bank (D) AG regarding our future joint co-operation.


Change of the Chairman of the board

Our CEO, Mr. Siavosh Naghshineh, resigned from the board after more than 14 years of service to our Bank, with effect from 31 July 2016, due to retirement.


Positive operating result for eihbank in 2015

In spite of the sanctions still being in existence in the financial year expired, with a business volume of EUR 622.7 Mio an annual surplus of EUR 1.6 million was achieved. The current Annual Report 2015 as well as reports from previous years are available on our website.

Annual Report 2015

processing of TARGET2 payments

We are pleased to inform you that we will be reachable again in TARGET2-BBk with our BIC EIHBDEHHXXX as of Tuesday, 1 March 2016. As a consequence our institution is participating in the processing of TARGET2 payments to the full extend.

eihbank reconnected to SWIFT

With pleasure we inform you that Europäisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG, Hamburg/Germany is reconnected with immediate effect …


eihbank removed from EU sanction list

We are pleased to inform that eihbank has been removed from the EU sanction list with immediate effect. As of Implementation Day we are able to render our full range of services to customers and correspondent banks.


Business Forum Iran Europe, Frankfurt

The effectiveness of lifting of sanctions is expected for Q1 2016. From Iranian side, the western companies and banks have been called to collaborate and to get commercially involved in Iran.


Tehran International Industry Exhibition

The annually held industrial fair is one of the largest exhibitions in Iran. For the first time since the imposition of sanctions it took place with lively German participation in anticipation of the lifting of trade restrictions.