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  • Iran-Korea SMEs 2017-12-11 20:24

    SMEs set to bolster Iran-Korea technology ties

    TEHRAN – Representatives from private sectors of Iran and South Korea signed 22 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) in Tehran on Sunday to expand cooperation in technology transfer areas.

  • Kirkuk oil 2017-12-10 20:14

    Tehran, Baghdad ink oil swap deal

    TEHRAN - Iran and Iraq have signed a deal to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from the northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian oil.

  • تقدیم لایحه بودجه ۹۷ 2017-12-10 12:05

    Employment, environment take center stage in Iran's budget bill

    Rouhani submits $284b bill to Majlis

    TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani presented the administration’s draft of the national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year 1397, which starts on March 21, 2018, to the Majlis.

  • Iran-Serbia 2017-12-10 10:02

    Iran, Serbia discuss boosting energy, trade ties

    TEHRAN- Iran and Serbia discussed expansion of relations in energy and trade sectors, IRIB reported on Saturday.

  • foreign trade 2017-12-10 10:01

    Iran’s trade surplus hits $29b in 2016: UNCTAD

    TEHRAN – Iran’s trade balance registered a $29 billion surplus in 2016, Tasnim reported on Friday citing the “2017 handbook of statistics” report published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

  • SMEs 2017-12-09 10:00

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Supporting SMEs to raise production, employment 

    SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are enterprises whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits. According to the European definition, SMEs are enterprises which employ fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding €50 million, and/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding €43 million.

  • Handmade carpet exports 2017-12-08 20:33

    Handmade carpet exports at $221m

    TEHRAN- Iran exported $221 million worth of hand-woven carpets during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21, 2017), IRIB quoted Hamid Kargar, the head of Iran’s National Carpet Center, as saying.

  • Iran-Bulgaria 2017-12-08 20:32

    Bulgarian firm aims to build solar farm in Iran

    TEHRAN – Bulgarian Energy Company, Solar & Benefit, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the construction of a solar farm in Iran.

  • Bitcoin 2017-12-08 20:32

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Bitcoin in Iran awaiting CBI decision

    Bitcoin, the digital currency that has dominated headlines in recent weeks, continued its march higher as it broke for the first time ever above $17,000 on Thursday.

  • INSTC 2017-12-06 20:55

    India to export container cargo to Russia via Iran from Jan.

    TEHRAN- India will start export of container cargo to Russia via Iran from January 2018, S. Kumar, the commissioner of Indian Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), announced.

  • Transit of goods 2017-12-06 20:20

    Transit of goods via Iran rises 21% in 8 months

    TEHRAN- Transit of goods via Iran rose 21 percent during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21) compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to a transport official.

  • Pakistan 2017-12-06 19:37

    Free trade agreement draft finalized between Iran, Pakistan

    TEHRAN- Iran and Pakistan finalized the draft of a much-awaited Free Trade Agreement (FTA), official sources told Business Recorder.

  • Iran-Hungary 2017-12-04 20:55

    Iran, Hungary explore expansion of trade, industry, energy ties

    TEHRAN – Following the visit of a high-ranking Hungarian trade delegation to Tehran, an Iran-Hungary business forum was held on Sunday during which the two sides signed three memorandums of understanding (MOUs) in various areas.

  • Iran-Turkey 2017-12-04 20:54

    Tehran calls on Turkish private sector for cooperation in energy projects

    TEHRAN - Iranian oil ministry invited Turkish private sector to participate in the country’s energy projects with an estimated investment of $100 billion, Daily Sabah reported on Sunday quoting an Iranian oil official.

  • Chabahar Free Trade Zone 2017-12-04 20:52

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Free trade zones still far from objectives

    Free trade zones, as defined by the World Bank, are small duty-free areas offering warehousing, storage, and distribution facilities for trade, transshipment, and re-export operations. 

  • United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) 2017-12-03 20:19

    Iranian private association joins UN’s ECOSOC

    TEHRAN- Federation of Iranian Food Associations became a member of United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the portal of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) reported on Sunday.

  • Hossein Salimi 2017-12-03 20:18

    CBI urged to counteract CAATSA

    TEHRAN- It is vital for the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) to take instant fundamental and managerial actions against the imposed Countering America's Adversaries through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) on the Islamic Republic, an official from Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) told Mehr news agency in an interview.

  • President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of Shahid Beheshti Port 2017-12-03 20:18

    Strategic Chabahar port development plan inaugurated

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of Shahid Beheshti Port, an extension to the strategic Chabahar Port on the Gulf of Oman, which more than triples its annual shipment capacity to 8.5 million tons.

  • Iran-Hyondai 2017-12-02 19:52

    Hyundai inks €720m rail deal in Iran

    TEHRAN - South Korean Hyundai Rotem signed a deal worth 720 million euro in Tehran on Saturday on building 450 railbuses in Iran.

  • TCCIMA 2017-12-01 20:38

    TCCIMA seeks stronger ties with Italy, Belgium

    TEHRAN – A delegation from Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) explored new avenues of cooperation with Italian and Belgian counterparts during the 2nd Iran-Italy business forum in Rome and Iran’s investment opportunities forum in Brussels.

  • Zanganeh 2017-12-01 20:38

    U.S. firms “main losers” of sanctions: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said U.S. energy firms are the main losers from the sanctions placed against his country.

  • Iran-oil 2017-11-29 19:54

    Iran oil price posts a weekly gain of 82 cents

    TEHRAN- Iran’s light crude oil price rose 82 cents in the week ended on November 24 to settle at $62.08, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • OPEC 2017-11-28 20:12

    BY Ebrahim Fallahi

    What to expect from OPEC’s 173rd meeting

    In November 2016, OPEC nations joined hands with other oil producing countries like Russia, Mexico, Kazakhstan and Oman to rebalance an oversupplied oil market helping the prices surge from a dramatically low point.

  • Iran-CKTI 2017-11-28 20:11

    Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Turkmenistan to boost railway traffic along CKTI

    TEHRAN - Iran, Kazakhstan, China and Turkmenistan signed a protocol identifying operators for the organization of container trains on China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran (CKTI) route.

  • Chabahar 2017-11-28 19:56

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Chabahar under spotlight to boost Iran’s sea trade

    CHABAHAR- Lying on the coast of the Gulf of Oman in Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan Province, Chabahar is the country’s only oceanic port and given its strategic location in the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) development of the port is of high significance for Iran.

  • non-oil-trade 2017-11-27 19:16

    Non-oil trade up 8%, exports hit $28.5b

    TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s non-oil trade with foreign partners reached $60.907 billion during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21- November 22), up $4.486 billion or 8 percent from the same period last year, IRIB news reported on Monday.

  • Turkey 2017-11-27 19:15

    Tehran, Ankara set $10b target for technical-engineering trade

    TEHRAN- Iran and Turkey aim to increase the value of trade in technical and engineering services sector to $10 billion per annum.

  • Iran-Turkey-Qatar 2017-11-27 19:15

    Iran, Turkey, Qatar ink transit co-op MOU

    TEHRAN – Iran signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Turkey and Qatar aimed at boosting trilateral transport and reducing related costs, IRIB news reported.

  • Sadeq Najafi 2017-11-26 12:20

    ISIPO’s new head appointed

    TEHRAN- Iranian Industry Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari appointed Sadeq Najafi as his deputy and the new head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO), IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Intellectual Property 2017-11-25 20:28

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran towards renewing intellectual property rights

    Iran has a specific focus on increasing economic growth rate and seeks the target via reducing its reliance on oil revenues, as well as fostering a knowledge-based economy which is believed to have a high positive impact on increasing domestic production.