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  • NIOC 2017-10-27 18:10

    Belgian company in talks to liquefy Iranian gas on sea

    TEHRAN – Belgium's Exmar is in talks with National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) to use its floating liquefied natural gas vessel for liquefaction and export of Iranian natural gas, Reuters reported.

  • Zamaninia 2017-10-27 18:09

    Iran expects to sign over $20b of energy deals in 2018

    TEHRAN - Amir Hossein Zamaninia, Iran’s deputy oil minister for international affairs, said the country is expected to sign over $20 billion worth of oil and gas deals in the next year.

  • Tehran Permanente International Fairground 2017-10-25 18:58

    Tehran hosting 4 international expos

    TEHRAN- The Iranian capital is simultaneously hosting four international exhibitions from October 25 to 28 at the Tehran Permanente International Fairground, IRIB news reported on Wednesday.

  • Ship 2017-10-25 18:58

    China’s August imports of Iranian oil up 59%

    TEHRAN – China’s September oil imports from Iran increased 59 percent from the same month a year earlier, Reuters reported citing the country’s customs data.

  • South African Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu 2017-10-25 18:58

    S. Africa urges Iran to ease visa issuance for its businessmen

    TEHRAN- To stimulate an increase in bilateral trade between the two countries, South African Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu requested Iran to ease the visa requirements for South African business-people, BusinessReport reported on Wednesday.

  • Iran-Germany 2017-10-25 18:57

    Iran-Germany Joint Energy Committee convenes first meeting

    TEHRAN – The first Iran-Germany Joint Energy Committee meeting was held in Tehran on Tuesday, Shana reported.

  • SME 2017-10-25 09:06

    Exports from SMEs exceeds $1b in 7 months

    TEHRAN – The value of exports from Iran’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) reached $1.1 billion in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-October 22), IRNA reported.

  •  railway network 2017-10-25 09:00

    Transport min. outlines plans for expansion of railway network

    TEHRAN - In a meeting at Management and Planning Organization of Iran on Monday, Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi outlined the ministry’s programs for expansion of the country’s railway network.

  • SCI 2017-10-25 08:58

    Inflation rate stands at 8.2% 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 seventh Iranian calendar month of Mehr (October 22) compared to the same period in the previous year hit 8.2 percent.

  • Karbasian 2017-10-24 21:30

    Iran to export 10m tons of steel by Mar. 2018

    TEHRAN- Head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization Mehdi Karbasian announced that Iran has exported more than four million tons of steel during the first half of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21- September 22, 2018) and the figure will reach 10 million tons by the yearend (March 20, 2018).

  • Mansouri oil field 2017-10-24 21:29

    NIOC to sign 3 oilfield development deals soon

    TEHRAN – An official at the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said on Tuesday that nominated companies for the development of three Iranian oilfields have been determined and the deals will probably be signed before the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018), ISNA reported.

  • S. Africa 2017-10-24 21:29

    S. Africa potential exports hub for Iranian products: JCCI president

    TEHRAN- President of Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) Herman Breedt announced that South Africa can act as a hub for exports of Iranian products to other African countries, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported on Tuesday.

  • Khosrotaj 2017-10-24 09:48

    Number of Iran’s commercial attachés to increase to 50

    TEHRAN - Mojtaba Khosrotaj, head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), said the country plans to increase the number of its commercial attachés to 50 in near future.

  •  Exports Capabilities Exhibition of Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran Expo 2017) 2017-10-24 09:48

    Iran Expo 2017 to host over 500 companies

    TEHRAN – The second edition of Exports Capabilities Exhibition of Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran Expo 2017) is due to be held at Tehran’s Shahre Aftab International Exhibition Center from October 31 to November 3, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • conference of Attracting Foreign Capital to Iran (2017) 2017-10-23 20:53

    BY: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    TSE moves to bridge foreign investment gap

    Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) hosted a conference on Sunday to attract more foreign capital via introducing foreigners to Iranian capital market and making Iranian firms aware of the pre-requisites for attraction of foreign investments such as financial transparency, compliance standards, feasibility studies, business plans, and risk ratings.

  • S.Africa 2017-10-23 20:47

    Iran, S. Africa pen document on economic, banking co-op

    TEHRAN- Iran and South Africa signed a document on cooperation in banking, development and investment, biotechnology, nanotechnology, agriculture, transportation, fisheries, beekeeping and shipping, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Saeed Mohammadzadeh 2017-10-23 20:47

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Competitive advantage a key for railway development

    TEHRAN- Creation of competitive advantage is the key for railway development in Iran, according to Saeed Mohammadzadeh, the managing director of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI).

  • baeedinejad 2017-10-23 19:03

    UK firm to invest €1.8b in building cancer centers in Iran

    TEHRAN - International Hospitals Group (IHG), a UK-based healthcare services company, has signed a memorandum of understanding worth €1.8 billion with Iran to finance the construction of a network of cancer centers in the country, Iran’s ambassador to the UK, Hamid Baeidinejad, said.

  • IRISL 2017-10-22 18:51

    IRISL’s fleet average life to decrease to 16 years in Mar. 2018

    TEHRAN- Through the arrival of the first vessel Iran has purchased from South Korea on March 2018, the average life of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL)’s fleet will be reduced to 12 years from the current 16 years, according to IRISL managing director.

  • mining and industrial exports 2017-10-22 18:51

    Exports from industry, mining sectors shows up to 300% rise in H1

    TEHRAN – The exports of 35 Iranian products from industry and mining sectors rose from 10% to 300% during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), the portal of Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) of Iran reported.

  • exhibit 2017-10-22 18:51

    Tehran to host 230 firms in intl. leather exhibit

    TEHRAN- The Fourth International Exhibition of Footwear, Bag, Leather and Related Industry of Iran, which is going to be held in Tehran from October 25 to 28, will host 230 Iranian and foreign companies.

  • Iran-China 2017-10-22 18:51

    Iran-China trade turnover exceeds $24b in 8 months

    TEHRAN – The value of trade between Iran and China registered a 24 percent rise in the first eight month of 2017 to exceed $24 billion, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • سد 2017-10-22 18:50

    Korean companies to build dam in west of Iran

    TEHRAN- South Korea will construct a dam in west of Iran, South Korean Ambassador to Tehran Kim Seung told IRIB news in an exclusive interview.

  • Jahangiri 2017-10-22 09:33

    Iran-Turkey trade to hit $30b soon

    TEHRAN- Iranian First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed that through the all-out planning underway by the two countries the target of $30-billion bilateral trade will be achieved soon.

  • Iran-South Africa 2017-10-22 09:33

    Iran-South Africa business forum to be held in Pretoria

    TEHRAN – An Iran-South Africa business forum is due to be held at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) office in Pretoria on Monday, CNBC Africa reported.

  • Saffron exports 2017-10-22 09:32

    Saffron exports up over 16% in 5 months

    TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s saffron exports during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22) rose 16.22 percent compared to the same period of time in the previous year, IRNA reported.

  • Iran-Europe 2017-10-21 20:09

    Trade between Iran, Europe rises 75% in 8 months y/y

    TEHRAN- Trade exchange between Iran and Europe increased 75 percent in the first eight month of 2017 from the same period last year, based on the latest figures released by the European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat.

  • exports day 2017-10-21 20:08

    Iran sets $100b non-oil export target

    TEHRAN - First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri announced on Saturday that Iran’s annual non-oil exports currently stand at $47 billion and the country is hopeful that the figure will hit $100 billion per annum in the future, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • oil-price 2017-10-21 20:03

    Iranian light oil price at $54.81 in a week

    TEHRAN- Iran’s light crude oil price fell 50 cents in the week ended on October 13 to settle at $54.81 per barrel, Shana reported on Saturday.

  • FILE PHOTO -- U.S. President Donald Trump waves as walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S., from the G20 Summit in Hamburg, July 8, 2017. 2017-10-21 20:02

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Trump turns off Iran’s green light to U.S. firms

    Adopting a harsh new approach last week, Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement- known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).