CoinDesk reports that the state of affairs for the users cryptocurrencies in Iran became worse considerably. From May they experience difficulty with access to the trade grounds. In particular, speech about Binance, Blockchain and LocalBitcoins. In closing dates a government without warning blocks access to the cryptocurrency exchanges. VPN and another ways round is powerless: authorities recover a traffic by means instruments the deep analysis.
Formally cryptocurrencies are not forbidden in Islamic Republic of Iran. Many Iranians unofficially acquire bitcoin as means maintenance cost : it is simpler, than to buy the American dollars at the black market. The cutback the economic activity in a country – annual inflation of the Iranian rial attained 127% – resulted in that authorities try in every way to contest with the conclusion facilities abroad. In April, 2018 the Central bank of Iran forbade the use bitcoin and other digital currencies in all financial centers of the country.
Director of project Iran Observed at Institute of Middle East Ahmad Khalid Majidyar so comments situation:
“President Rohani does not want, that Iranians translated foreign currencies outside a country, especially dollars. If diplomacy will fail, it will mean further limitations that will influence on cryptocurrencies.”
Recently head of economic committee the government Mohammad Reza Pourebrahimi declared that cryptocurrency traders negatively influenced on the economy of the country, as spend the “milliards dollars” on foreign trade grounds.
Legal status cryptocurrencies in Iran while is not certain. Last year authorities of Iran planned to work out the legal base turn digital currencies. A commission in composition the Higher council cyberspace of Iran studied economic aspects and questions safety. In the total advice offered whole five scenarios settlement cycle digital moneys.
By reason radical changing course became the economic instability caused by a political vagueness. Authorities country expect proceeding in hard approvals from the side of the USA in August and November of this year. Approvals return as a result exit the USA from a nuclear transaction with Iran: America and Israel accused Teheran of that he continues secretly to develop a nuclear weapon.