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  • Petchem 2018-01-17 19:54

    Iran exports over $8.5b petrochemicals in 9 months

    TEHRAN- Iran exported over 16.4 million tons of petrochemical products worth $8.581 billion during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2017), Shana reported on Wednesday citing the data announced by the National Petrochemical Company (NPC).

  • Airbus 2018-01-17 19:40

    Airbus says keeps on working with Iran on plane purchase deal

    TEHRAN - Airbus has said it keeps on working with Iran Air and the Iranian authorities on the execution of the plane purchase agreement in full compliance with the nuclear deal requirements and other applicable regulations, AFP reported.

  • Renault 2018-01-16 20:37

    Renault’s production in Iran hits a record high in 2017

    TEHRAN- Through manufacturing of over 160,000 vehicles in Iran, Renault hit a record high in 2017, according to a report by the Communications Department of Renault Pars (a joint venture established in 2004 between France’s Renault and Iranian car makers Iran Khodro and Saipa).

  • Airbus 2018-01-16 20:36

    Airbus jetliners delivery to Iran may take longer

    TEHRAN- “Iran would take delivery of dozens of European jets it has ordered under a nuclear sanctions deal with major powers, but the transactions could take longer to complete than planned,” Airbus Sales Chief John Leahy announced.

  • Iran-France 2018-01-16 20:28

    Iran-France joint transport task force holds 1st meeting

    TEHRAN- The first meeting of Iran-France joint transport task force was held in Tehran on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • Border terminals 2018-01-15 20:02

    Border terminals development cost at near $160m in a year

    TEHRAN- Some seven trillion rials (about $159.817 million) has been expended for development of transportation terminals at border locations in Iran during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2017), IRNA reported on Monday quoting Reza Nafisi, a director in Iran Road Maintenance & Transportation Organization.

  • dams 2018-01-15 20:00

    108 dams under construction across Iran: official

    TEHRAN – Managing director of Iran Water Resources Management Company said 108 dams are under construction across the country, of which 29 ones are prioritized to be inaugurated by the end of the Sixth Five-Year National Development Plan (March 2021).

  • Petchem 2018-01-15 19:59

    Iran’s petchem output stands at near 40m tons in 9 months

    TEHRAN- Petrochemical production in Iran during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2017) stood at over 39.9 million tons, IRNA reported on Monday citing the data offered by the National Petrochemical Company (NPC).

  • WB 2018-01-15 09:30

    World Bank forecasts 4% GDP growth for Iran in 2018

    TEHRAN- In its January 2018 report of Global Economic Prospects, the World Bank forecasted a four-percent growth for Iran’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018.

  • Mehdi Etesam 2018-01-15 08:41

    Tidewater Middle East to organize marine conference in Chabahar

    TEHRAN- The 25th Conference of Coordinating Marine Organizations of Iran is scheduled to be held in Chabahar Free Zone (southeastern Iran) on January 30 and 31.

  • عملیات اطفای حریق نفتکش ایرانی 2018-01-14 15:01

    All sailors aboard Iranian burning oil tanker announced dead 

    All 32 crew members on board an Iranian oil tanker that caught fire on January 6 after colliding with a freighter off China’s east coast are dead.

  • Iran Pakistan 2018-01-13 20:49

    Tehran, Islamabad in accord to expand trade ties

    TEHRAN- In a Friday meeting between Iranian Ambassador to Islamabad Mehdi Honardoost and Pakistani Minister of State for Finance and Economic Affairs Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan, the two officials agreed on enhancement of bilateral trade between the two brotherly Muslim countries, the Daily Times reported on Saturday.

  • Sanchi 2018-01-13 20:47

    Oil tanker tragedy: 2 bodies found, black box retrieved

    TEHRAN - Chinese relief and rescue teams have located bodies of two of the Iranian oil tanker’s crew on Saturday morning, six days after the ship collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China’s east coast.

  • Iranian light crude oil 2018-01-13 20:46

    Iranian light crude oil price up $1.8 per barrel in a week

    TEHRAN- Iran’s light crude oil price rose $1.8 in the week ended on January 5 to settle at $67.57 per barrel, Shana news agency reported on Saturday.

  • permanent fairground 2018-01-12 19:53

    3 intl. expos underway in Tehran

    TEHRAN- The Iranian capital is simultaneously hosting three international exhibitions from January 11 to 14 at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground, IRNA reported on Thursday.

  • Akhundi 2018-01-12 19:52

    Tehran, New Delhi agree to sign $2b railway deals

    TEHRAN- Iran and India agreed to sign railway deals worth $2 billion, Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi announced.

  • Khazaie 2018-01-12 19:51

    'Iran-Italy €5b credit agreement represents Europe’s decisiveness in expanding Iranian ties'

    TEHRAN- The signed 5-billion-euro credit agreement between Iran’s Bank of Industry and Mine and Middle East Bank, and Invitalia Global Investment represents Europeans’ tendency in development of their economic bonds with Iran, IRNA quoted Managing Director of Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran Mohammad Khazaei as saying.

  • Midex 2018-01-11 15:53

    Midex 2018 to host 210 Iranian, foreign companies

    TERHAN- The 8th edition of International Exhibition of Architecture, Interior Design, and Modern House (Midex 2018) will start operation on Thursday with participation of 210 Iranian and foreign companies, IRIB news reported.

  • Serbia 2018-01-10 21:06

    Iran, Serbia in accord to launch direct flights

    TEHRAN- Iran and Serbia have reached an agreement to launch direct flights between the two countries in near future, IRIB news quoted the head of Public Relations Department of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO).

  • Germany 2018-01-10 21:05

    German trade delegation to visit Tehran on Saturday

    TEHRAN- A 20-member German trade delegation will pay a visit to the Iranian capital to hold talks with their Iranian counterparts on expansion of cooperation, the portal of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran reported.

  • Chabahar-Zahedan 2018-01-10 21:05

    India may finance Iranian railway project

    TEHRAN – India is considering financial contribution in a railway project in southeastern Iran, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Mohsen Bahrami 2018-01-09 20:08

    Efforts continue to tame fire on Iranian oil tanker: NITC official

    TEHRAN – In collaboration with National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC), rescue crews are taking all necessary measures to tackle the fire on Sanchi tanker as soon as possible, IRNA reported on Tuesday quoting the NITC spokesman for the emergency committee on incident.

  • water-electricity 2018-01-09 20:07

    Over $8.2b foreign investment attracted in water, power sectors post-JCPOA

    TEHRAN –Iran’s water and electricity sectors have attracted over $8.23 billion of foreign investment after the implementation of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers (known as JCPOA) in January 2016.

  • UAE 2018-01-09 18:41

    UAE not seen a major trade partner for post-sanction Iran

    TEHRAN- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) benefited a lot from years of the West-led economic sanctions against Iran as the neighbor country had turned into a number one trade partner of Iran through acting as a broker buying products and services from different countries and selling them to Iran.

  • Iran-EU 2018-01-08 19:53

    Iran-EU trade grows 61% in 10 months

    TEHRAN- Trade exchange between Iran and the European Union countries increased 61 percent in the first 10 months of 2017 from the same time in 2016, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Mineral export 2018-01-08 19:53

    Mineral exports at over $6.8b in 9 months

    TEHRAN- Iran exported $6.855 billion worth of mineral products during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2017), with three percent rise compared to the same period of time in the preceding year.

  • Iranian gas 2018-01-08 19:53

    Basra to receive Iranian gas within 2 months: official

    TEHRAN – Iraq is preparing infrastructure to receive Iranian natural gas in its southern city of Basra within two months, IRIB news reported quoting the National Iranian Gas Company’s managing director.

  • oil tanker 2018-01-07 19:54

    Iranian crude oil closes 2017 with a $65.77 record mark

    TEHRAN - Iranian light crude oil price reached the record high of $65.77 per barrel on December 30, 2017, registering a $12.46 increase compared to last year’s figure for the same date.

  • iron ore 2018-01-07 19:51

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran imposing export tax on iron ore facing strong opposition

    Last month, Iranian Deputy Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Jafar Sarqeini announced that the government will impose a 10% export duty on iron ore from the beginning of the next Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 21, 2018) and plans to increase the figure to 15% in the calendar year 1398.

  • collision 2018-01-07 19:50

    32 missing after Iranian, Chinese vessels collide

    TEHRAN – An Iranian oil tanker heading to South Korea, collided with a Chinese cargo ship off the coast of east China on Saturday due to which the tanker’s 32 crew members went missing.