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  • Oil price 2018-01-29 15:23

    Iranian light oil price settles near $69

    TEHRAN- Iran’s light crude oil price fell 60 cents in the week ended on January 19 to settle at $68.81 per barrel, Shana reported on Sunday.

  • Auto part 2018-01-29 15:23

    Auto parts exports rise 10% in 9 months

    TEHRAN- Iran’s exports of auto parts increased 10 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (ended December 21, 2017), an official from Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) announced.

  • capital market 2018-01-29 15:19

    Iran celebrates 50th anniversary of capital market establishment

    TEHRAN- In a ceremony on Sunday, Iran celebrates the 50th anniversary of establishing its capital market.

  • West Karoun 2018-01-29 15:19

    West Karoun’s output surpasses 300,000 bpd

    TEHRAN- Production from five oilfields of West Karoun region in southwestern Iran has reached 305,000 barrels per day (bpd), Shana reported on Sunday quoting Iranian oil minister.

  • Iran Finland 2018-01-29 15:19

    Finnish agricultural delegation due in Tehran in mid-Feb.

    TEHRAN – A Finnish agriculture delegation is due to visit Tehran in mid-February to discuss expansion of mutual ties in the industry, IRNA reported.

  • Crude steel 2018-01-28 19:31

    Crude steel exports up 80% in 9 months

    TEHRAN- Iran exported 4.614 million tons of crude steel during the nine-month period ended on December 21, with 80 percent rise from 2.565 million tons in the same period of time in the preceding year, Iranian Steel Producers Association announced.

  • free trade zones 2018-01-28 11:07

    Annual exports from free trade zones to surpass $1b

    TEHRAN – The value of exports from Iran’s free trade zones is expected to reach $1.05 billion by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), the secretary of Free Zones High Council announced.

  • Vessel 2018-01-28 10:48

    Above $177m allocated to renovate dilapidated vessels

    TEHRAN- The government will grant some 8 trillion rials (about $177.3 million) of inexpensive facilities to renovate old marine vessels, IRIB news quoted deputy head of Ports & Maritime Organization (PMO) on Saturday.

  •  sponge iron 2018-01-28 08:43

    Exports of sponge iron set to exceed 1mt by late-Marc

    TEHRAN – Iran is expected to export over one million tons (mt) of sponge iron by the end of the present Iranian calendar year (March 20), IRNA reported quoting the head of the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) as saying.

  • Stock 2018-01-27 20:34

    TEDPIX gains 599 points in a week

    TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)’s main index (TEDPIX) gained 599 points to 99.522 during the five dealing days (Saturday-Wednesday) of the past Iranian week ended on Friday, IRIB news reported.

  • Iran-GDP 2018-01-27 20:33

    Iran ranks 18th among world’s top economies

    TEHRAN – Iran is ranked world’s 18th biggest economy in 2017 based on gross domestic product (GDP) measured upon Purchase Power Parities (PPP), ISNA reported on Saturday citing World Bank’s latest data.

  • Minerals, mining exports 2018-01-27 08:32

    Minerals, mining exports rise 15% in 9 months

    TEHRAN- Iran’s minerals and mining exports stood at $5.6 billion during the first nine months of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2017) registering 15 percent growth in comparison with the same time in previous year, an official from Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry announced in a conference.

  • Gholamreza Manouchehri 2018-01-26 18:33

    Total’s activity in South Pars on schedule

    TEHRAN- France’s Total is working on development project of Iran’s South Pars gas field (shared with Qatar in the Persian Gulf) based on the schedule, National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Deputy Director for Engineering and Development Gholamreza Manouchehri told ILNA.

  • IMF 2018-01-26 18:32

    Iran’s current account balance at $21.6b in 2017: IMF

    TEHRAN- According to the latest report released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Iran’s current account balance stood at $21.603 billion in 2017.

  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) 2018-01-26 18:32

    Iran’s risk rating improves: OECD

    TERHAN- Iran’s rate in the country risk classification of the Participants to the Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits has improved to 5 in the latest report published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

  • Home appliance 2018-01-25 18:00

    Home appliances export stands at $183m

    TEHRAN- Iran exported $183 million worth of home appliances during the nine-month period ended on December 21, 2017, according to an official in Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO).

  • MarinEX 2018 2018-01-25 12:32

    Tehran hosting Iran’s 1st intl. marine expo

    TEHRAN - Iran’s First International Comprehensive Marine Exhibition (MarinEX 2018) kicked off on Wednesday at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.

  • gold 2018-01-25 12:20

    Gold ingot output set to hit a record high of 6t

    TEHRAN – Iran’s production of gold ingots is seen to reach the record high of six tons by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018), IRNA reported quoting Iranian deputy industry, mining and trade minister as saying on Wednesday.

  • platform 14A 2018-01-25 10:12

    South Pars platform 14A installed on offshore spot

    TEHRAN-Platform 14A of Iran’s South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf), which had been loaded at Bandar Abbas yard on January 2, was installed on its designated offshore spot on Wednesday, Shana news agency reported.

  • بازدید سفیر هند از خبرگزاری مهر 2018-01-25 08:00

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    India and Iran enjoy age-old friendly ties, says Indian envoy to Tehran 

    TEHRAN- On the occasion of India’s National Day, Indian Ambassador to Iran told the Tehran Times in an e-mail interview that his country and Iran have had a long history of good relations in cultural as well as economic affairs. 

  • Iran-Belarus 2018-01-24 20:18

    Iran, Belarus sign 8 economic co-op documents

    TEHRAN- Iranian and Belarussian industry ministers signed eight cooperation documents in various economic sectors, IRIB news reported on Wednesday.

  • reserves of foreign exchange and gold 2018-01-24 20:17

    Iran outstrips U.S. in gold, forex reserves: CIA

    TEHRAN- A document released on the website of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) shows that Iran outstrips the United States in terms of reserves of foreign exchange and gold.

  • Shahid Rajaie 2018-01-24 20:16

    21 global shipping lines return to Iran’s major port in post sanctions

    TEHRAN- Some 21 international shipping lines have returned to Iran’s southern port of Shahid Rajaie (in Hormozgan Province), after lifting of sanctions against the country in January 2016, according to a port and maritime official.

  • Fifth International Exhibition of Real Estate and Property 2018-01-24 08:42

    Tehran hosting intl. exhibit on real estate, property

    TEHRAN- The Fifth International Exhibition of Real Estate and Property of Iran kicked off at Tehran Permeant International Fairground on Tuesday and will run until Friday, IRIB news reported.

  • Bijan Namdar Zanganeh 2018-01-24 08:37

    Belarus interested in buying more Iranian oil: minister

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Belarus has expressed willingness to buy more crude oil from Iran, Shana reported.

  • Electrify 2018-01-24 08:33

    Electricity to be supplied to 400 villages by late Mar.

    TEHRAN- Electricity will be supplied to some 400 villages, with population of less than 10 families, by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2018), an official from Iranian Energy Ministry announced in a conference on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • industrial estates 2018-01-23 20:11

    50 new industrial estates to be constructed in rural areas

    TEHRAN- Construction of 50 new industrial estates will be started in the rural areas in early February, the head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization announced.

  • Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH) 2018-01-23 20:10

    JICA to fund power plants rehabilitation project in Iran

    TEHRAN - Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is going to fund the rehabilitation project of Iranian thermal power plants, IRNA reported on Tuesday quoting an official at Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH).

  • Saffron 2018-01-23 20:10

    Saffron exports up 26% in 9 months

    TEHRAN- Iran exported over 160 tons of saffron worth more than $219 million to 56 countries during the nine-month period ended on December 21, 2017, with 26 percent growth in the value compared to the same time span in the preceding year.

  • industry 2018-01-23 09:11

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Industrial units to receive more support

    on January 10, Iranian parliament (Majlis) approved the bill on industrial support and prevention of closing factories.