• Iran-Pakistan commerce chamber inaugurated

    Iran-Pakistan commerce chamber inaugurated

    TEHRAN - Iran-Pakistan Joint Chamber of Commerce was officially opened in Tehran on Sunday, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture reported.

  • 8-month pistachio exports exceeds $495m

    8-month pistachio exports exceeds $495m

    TEHRAN- Iran exported $495.827 million worth of pistachio during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-November 21), Tasnim reported on Monday citing customs 8-month data.

  • SMEs set to bolster Iran-Korea technology ties

    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.

  • Tehran, Baghdad ink oil swap deal

    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.

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

    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.

  • Tehran to host intl. energy conservation conference

    Tehran to host intl. energy conservation conference

    TEHRAN –The 7th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Energy Conservation (ETEC) is scheduled to be held in Tehran on February 18-19, 2018.

  • Iran, Serbia discuss boosting energy, trade ties

    Iran, Serbia discuss boosting energy, trade ties

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

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

    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).

  • Supporting SMEs to raise production, employment 

    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 at $221m

    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.