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tabatha

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7. Iran has already converted to currencies other than the dollar.
Tue Jan 17, 2012, 04:02 PM
Jan 2012

During 2007, Iran asked its petroleum customers to pay in non US dollar currencies. By December 8, 2007, Iran reported to have converted all of its oil export payments to non-dollar currencies. The Kish Bourse was officially opened in a videoconference ceremony on February 17, 2008, despite last minute disruptions to the internet services to the Persian Gulf regions.

From wikipedia - see thread above.

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