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  • Bitcoin in Iran 2017-12-25 12:22

    SEO bans Bitcoin trade by brokerages

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) Shapour Mohammadi said trading Bitcoin in the country’s brokerages is illegal, Shada reported on Sunday.

  • Iran steel 2017-12-24 20:53

    Iran’s crude steel exports up 84% in 8 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Iran exported 4.225 million tons of crude steel during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21), showing 84 percent growth from 2.294 million tons in the same period of time in the preceding year, according to Iran Steel Association.

  • single-window 2017-12-24 20:50

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Single-window a key achievement for Iran’s cross-border trade

    The single-window system is a trade facilitation idea enabling cross-border traders to submit regulatory documents at a single location and/or single entity. Such documents are typically customs declarations, applications for import/export permits, and other supporting documents such as certificates of origin and trading invoices.

  • Serbia 2017-12-24 09:40

    Serbia to host TPO trade delegation in mid Feb. 2018

    TEHRAN- Serbia is to receive a trade delegation from Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) in mid-February, the portal of TPO reported.

  • OPEC 2017-12-23 20:48

    Iran’s light oil price up $1.2 in a week

    TEHRAN- Iran’s light crude oil price rose $1.2 in the week ended on December 15 to settle at $63.23 per barrel, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • 43rd International Food and Beverage Exhibition (FOODEX JAPAN 2018) 2017-12-23 20:47

    TPO to dispatch marketing delegation to Japan in early Mar. 2018

    TEHRAN- Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) plans to dispatch a marketing and investment delegation to Japan in early March, 2018, the portal of TPO announced.

  • statistical center 2017-12-23 20:47

    Inflation rate stands at 8% in Iran: statistical center

    TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran announced that the inflation rate for the 12-month period ended on the last day of the ninth Iranian calendar month of Azar (December 21) compared to the same period in the previous year hit eight percent.

  • Tax-income 2017-12-23 08:29

    Value added tax income up 28% in 7 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN - Iran collected some 140 trillion rials (about $3.35 billion) in value added tax income during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (ended on October 22, 2017), up 28 percent compared to last year’s same period.

  • IRISL 2017-12-23 08:28

    New giant container vessels to boost IRISL’s global ranking to 16

    TEHRAN – Four new giant container vessels are planned to be added to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL)’s fleet next year, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday quoting IRISL’s managing director as saying.

  • main index 2017-12-22 21:11

    Fara Bourse’s main index up 4.8% in a month

    TEHRAN- IFX, the main index of Iran's over-the-counter (OTC) market known also as Iran Fara Bourse (IFB), rose 4.8 percent in the ninth Iranian calendar month Azar (November 23-Decemebr 21), Tasnim news agency reported on Friday.

  • Iran-EU 2017-12-22 21:10

    Iran’s exports to EU up 122% in Oct.

    TEHRAN- Iran’s exports to Europe grew 122 percent in October, in comparison with the same month in 2016, European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat reported.

  • CBI 2017-12-22 21:10

    Iran seeks below 5% inflation rate

    TEHRAN- Iran tries to push down its inflation rate to below five percent within the next few years, Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Deputy Governor Akbar Komijani announced addressing SEANZA's meeting of central bank governors in Tehran.

  • Shafeie 2017-12-21 12:51

    Jordan eager to expand trade ties with Iran’s private sector

    TEHRAN – Jordan Chamber of Industry’s Chairman Adnan Abo Al-Ragheb said his country welcomes Iranian trade delegations to explore areas of economic cooperation.

  • Bank loans 2017-12-21 12:42

    Bank loans to economic sector grew 9.6% in 8 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Iranian banking system’s offered facilities to domestic economic sectors during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21- November 21, 2017) increased by 9.6 percent, in comparison with the same period in the year before, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Port 2017-12-20 20:47

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran in urgent need of railway connected ports

    While ports are the main places where the commodities enter and exit from Iran, just four ports in the country are connected to the railway network and railway accounts for just 14 percent of transportation from and to the ports.

  • OIEC 2017-12-20 20:42

    Gazprom Neft, OIEC present 2 oilfields development plans to NIOC

    TEHRAN - Russia’s Gazprom Neft PJSC along with Iran’s Oil Industries Engineering & Construction Group (OIEC) presented their plan proposal on development of Iran’s Azar and Changouleh oilfields to National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) on Monday, IRIB news reported.

  • Steel 2017-12-20 20:41

    Iran’s 11-month crude steel output up 32% yr/yr: WSA

    TEHRAN- Iran produced 19.791 million tons of crude steel during the first eleven months of 2017, with a 31.9 percent rise from the same period of time in the past year, according to the World Steel Association (WSA).

  • Iran-Czech 2017-12-20 09:32

    Iran, Czech Republic agree to bolster mutual investment

    TEHRAN – Iran and Czech Republic signed an agreement to encourage and support mutual investment.

  • petchem 2017-12-19 20:46

    Petchem exports at over $7b in 8 months

    TEHRAN- Iran exported 14.46 million tons of petrochemical products worth $7.397 billion during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21), Shana reported.

  • PMO 2017-12-19 18:45

    Private sector to invest about $2.4b in ports

    TEHRAN – Iran’s private sector has signed 13 Memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to invest 100 trillion rials (about $2.39 billion) in the country’s northern and southern ports.

  • Tax income 2017-12-19 09:15

    Tax income at $12.6b in 7 months

    TEHRAN - Iran gained some 526.4 trillion rials (about $12.63 billion) in tax income during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (ended on October 22, 2017), Tasnim news agency reported.

  • IMF 2017-12-19 09:14

    4.2% GDP growth forecasted for Iran: IMF staff report

    TEHRAN- Following holding discussions on December 2–13 on the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Iran, Catriona Purfield, the head of International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation to Iran, predicted that the country’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth will reach 4.2 percent in 2017-18.

  • Norway 2017-12-19 08:02

    Iran’s first FLNG deal with Norway on hold

    TEHRAN – Iranian parliament’s energy committee has put the country’s FLNG deal with Norwegian Hemla Vantage on hold due to some issues regarding the contract terms, ISNA reported on Monday.

  • RAI 2017-12-18 20:49

    Russia’s Exiar to fund €3b rail project with Iran

    TEHRAN- Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance, known as Exiar, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, known as RAI, to provide €3 billion finance on the joint manufacturing of railway wagons and locomotives.

  • POGC 2017-12-18 20:48

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Total’s activities in South Pars project on track: POGC

    TEHRAN - Managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing Iran’s giant South Pars gas field, said Total is completely following its commitment regarding its deal with Iran and the company’s activities are on schedule.

  • Shapour Mohammadi 2017-12-18 20:47

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Foreign investors’ presence increasing in Iranian capital market: SEO head

    TEHRAN- Presence of foreign investors has been increasing in Iran’s capital market especially after the implementation of Iran’s nuclear deal in January 2016, Head of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) Shapour Mohammadi told the Tehran Times in a press conference on Monday.

  • NITC 2017-12-18 09:55

    NITC awarded EU MRV certificate

    TEHRAN – National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) has received the European Union (EU)’s shipping monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) regulation certificate, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

  • Farzaneh Sharafbafi 2017-12-18 09:54

    Airplane delivery to Iran to continue: Iran Air CEO

    TEHRAN- Iran Air CEO denies a circulating rumor that foreign aircraft manufacturers have stopped delivering Iran its ordered airplanes, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • Unemployment 2017-12-17 21:18

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Unemployment 'extremely serious challenge' in Iran

    In a TV program on Saturday night, Masoud Nili, a leading economist and the economic advisor to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, referred to unemployment as an extremely serious challenge in Iran.

  • Budget 2017-12-17 21:15

    Next year's budget seeks to spur non-oil exports

    TEHRAN- According to the planned budget for the next Iranian year (starting March 21, 2018), two trillion rials (above $47.8 million) of incentives will be allocated to back exports of non-oil and non-petchem products, IRNA reported on Sunday.