Risk Level:
99% May harm your business future; Persons or entities that engage in transactions with this entity will be exposed to sanctions or subject to an enforcement action;

Working with this entity means supporting Iranian Regime, Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Qeshm Zinc Smelting And Reduction Company is Iranian Zinc producer company since 1995;

Qeshm Zinc Melting and Reduction Company established in 1997 for production of anode and cathode and registered under the No. 510 Registration Office of Companies and Industrial and mineral Properties of Qeshm Trade-Industrial Free Zone. In June 22, 1999, ownership of this company was transferred to Calcimin Company and the first phase of production with a capacity of 5000 tons of zinc sheet started in December 25, 1999 and the name of company changed into Qeshm Zinc Melting and Reduction Complex;

Activities and services of Qeshm Zinc Smelting And Reduction Company:
Production of zinc ingot, Production of sulfuric acid, Production of zinc powder, Production of cathode, Production of fresh water;

Qeshm Zinc Smelting And Reduction Company is designated by OFAC pursuant to E.O. 13224 for being owned or controlled by Calcimin;

Calcimin, which is owned by IZMDC, acts as an intermediary to maintain ownership over four additional mineral companies: Bandar Abbas Zinc Production Company, Qeshm Zinc Smelting And Reduction Company, Zanjan Acid Production Company, and Parsian Catalyst Chemical Company;

Iran’s Zinc Mines Development Company (IZMDC), Iran’s preeminent, multibillion-dollar zinc and lead mining and processing holding company, which owns several subsidiary mining, smelting, and mineral production complexex;

Metallurgy and Minerals

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon Program

Also Known As:
Qeshm Zinc Melting and Reduction Complex



20 km Dargahan-to-Lotf Road, Qeshm Island, Hormozgan Province, Iran




Person of interests:
Mehdi Kalate Arabi

Operational Scheme:
Bonyad support network IRGC’s financial lifeline

Reason for the color:
» Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on October 16, 2018 pursuant to Executive Order 13224 for being owned or controlled by Calcimin;

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