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  • poultry-livestock 2017-12-26 09:01

    Exports of livestock, poultry products up 7% in 8 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN - Exports from Iran’s livestock and poultry industry during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21) increased by seven percent compared to last year’s same period.

  • office furniture exhibit 2017-12-26 09:00

    Tehran to host intl. office furniture expo in mid Jan.

    TEHRAN - The 7th International Exhibition of Office Furniture of Iran (HOFEX 2018) is due to be held on January 11-14, 2018 at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.

  • expo 2017-12-25 12:22

    Intl. chandelier expo running in Tehran

    TEHRAN- The 25th International Exhibition of Chandeliers & Decorative Lights kicked off on Sunday at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • WIPO 2017-12-17 21:09

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    WIPO encourages innovation, transparency

    SINGAPORE - The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations (UN) that encourages individuals and businesses to innovate and create through a balanced international intellectual property (IP) system, held a two-day seminar under the title of “Intellectual Property is Big News: Regional Seminar for Journalists” on December 11 and 12 in its office in Singapore.

  • oil price 2017-12-17 21:04

    Iranian light oil price at $62.03 in a week

    TEHRAN- Iran’s light crude oil price fell 71 cents in the week ended on December 8 to settle at $62.03 per barrel, Mehr news agency reported on Sunday.

  • Iran oil 2017-12-16 21:10

    Iran’s oil output up 20,000 bpd in Q3: EIA

    TEHRAN- Iran produced 3.83 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil during the third quarter of 2017, with a 20,000 bpd increase from 3.81 million bpd in its previous quarter, according to the latest statistics released by U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

  • Gasoline 2017-12-16 21:09

    Iran to reach stable status in gasoline production by Mar. 2018

    TEHRAN- Iran will reach a stable status in gasoline production once the second phase of Persian Gulf Star Refinery comes on stream, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh told IRNA on Saturday.

  • CNPC-Total 2017-12-16 00:37

    CNPC considers taking Iran’s South Pars project if Total leaves

    TEHRAN – China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is weighing taking over Total’s stake in Iran’s South Pars gas field project if the French company leaves to avoid possible U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported citing industry sources.

  • OPEC’s 2017-12-16 00:36

    Iran’s November oil output at 3.818m bpd: OPEC

    TEHRAN- According to OPEC’s latest monthly report published on December 12, oil production in Iran stood at 3.818 million barrels per day (bpd) in November, falling 2000 bpd from 3.820 million bpd in October, based on secondary sources.

  • oil imports 2017-12-16 00:33

    S. Korea’s oil imports from Iran up 36% in 11 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN- South Korea imported 17 million tons, or 372,890 barrels per day (bpd), of Iranian crude oil during the first 11 months of 2017, with 36.5 percent rise from 12.45 million tons over the same period last year, according to the customs data.

  • Iran-Oman 2017-12-13 20:24

    Iran, Oman to launch new shipping route

    TEHRAN – A new shipping route between Iran and Oman will be launched in late December.