Mahnaz Abdi

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  • Nazar Muhammad 2017-11-15 19:13

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Pakistan due to finalize FTA with Iran next week

    KARACHI- A Pakistani trade delegation is scheduled to visit Tehran on November 21 and 22 for finalizing a free trade agreement (FTA) with Iran, according to the commercial counselor of Pakistan to Tehran.

  • Expo Pakistan 2017 2017-11-14 20:07

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Lack of banking channel main barrier for Iran-Pakistan trade

    KARACHI- The value of trade between Iran and Pakistan stood at near $1.2 billion in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2017) increasing from $861 million in its previous year and the figure is planned to increase also in the current year.

  • EXPO Pakistan1 2017-11-13 20:11

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Expo Pakistan aims to strengthen trade with Iran

    KARACHI- Expo Pakistan is the biggest trade fair in Pakistan, showcasing the largest collection of export merchandise and services. Foreign exhibitors from neighboring countries also use this platform to display their products.

  • 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).

  • Airbus 2017-10-14 20:26

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Aircraft purchase deals to support employment

    Iranian national flag carrier Iran Air’s deal with the French giant plane maker Airbus on January 28, 2016 for the purchase of 118 Airbus jets worth $27 billion was among the first deals the country signed with Europe after the implementation of its nuclear deal, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which lifted the sanctions against Iran in the same month.

  • kharg 2017-10-10 09:23

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    NITC returning to European markets

    KHARG- Kharg, a strategic island in Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, is of high economic significance for the country as it is home to Iran’s biggest oil export terminal, accounting for about 98 percent of the country’s crude exports. The T-Jetty in the southeast of the island can berth VLCCs (very large crude carriers).

  • Dr. Hossein Mirshojaeian, the deputy finance and economic affairs minister 2017-10-08 19:11

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran's doing business index to improve

    In its latest report on easing doing business index, the World Bank has put Iran at the position of 120 among 190 countries.

  • Abbas Ghorbanalibeik 2017-10-07 20:36

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Tehran-Mashhad railway electrification should be first priority

    Abbas Ghorbanalibeik, the first director in the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) appointed in 2006 to initiate railway electrification in the country, believes that the first electrification of railway line from Tehran to Mashhad should be conducted in Iran as soon as possible so that we can expand this system to the other lines after that.

  • عبدی 2017-10-01 20:54

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Renewables spurring foreign investment

    Clean energy is under the spotlight in Iran as the oil and gas rich country also enjoys some advantageous geographical and climate condition to benefit from renewable sources of energy.

  • Finance 2017-09-20 09:19

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Foreign finance a post-sanction necessity?

    The implementation of Iran’s nuclear deal in January 2016 lifted a majority of sanctions against the country. Among the most important removed sanctions were those on the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the oil industry, shipping lines and commercial aviation industry.

  • Shahdaei 2017-09-19 09:55

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran Plast foreign exhibitors’ participation up 21%

    TEHRAN- The number of foreign exhibitors has increased 21 percent in the 11th International Exhibition of Plastics, Rubber, Machinery and Equipment of Iran (Iran Plast 2017) from the previous edition of the event, Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Managing Director Marziyeh Shahdaei announced in a press conference on Monday.

  • Iran-Brazil agricultural ties 2017-09-16 09:14

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran, Brazil planning to share agricultural experiences

    TEHRAN- The first meeting of Iran-Brazil agriculture advisory committee is going to be held on November 21 and 22 in Brazil.

  • Zargaran 2017-09-12 09:10

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran hopes to improve trade balance with Brazil

    TEHRAN- Iran hopes to improve its trade balance with Brazil through exporting some highly required products to the Latin American country, Kaveh Zargaran, the head of Iran-Brazil Joint Chamber of Commerce, told Tehran Times in a telephone interview on Sunday.

  • Inforex 2017-09-10 19:41

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s first data vending agreement signed with Inforex

    TEHRAN- The first ever data vending deal in the Iranian capital market was signed between Iran Financial Center (IFC) and Greece’s Inforex S.A. data vendor company on Sunday.

  • flare gas deal 2017-09-06 19:21

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran's 1st flare gas recovery deal inked with France

    TEHRAN- The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) signed the first deal on flare gas recovery and utilization with a consortium comprising France’s Sofregaz Company and Iran’s Sanat Sazeh Samin Company in Tehran on Wednesday.

  • Fraser Institute 2017-09-04 19:50

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iranian economy needs local investors supersede foreigners: Fraser’s founder

    Professor Michael Walker, the founder of Fraser Institute, believes that Iran should attach priority to motivate its citizens to invest in the country rather than attracting foreigners to do so.

  • TSE 2017-08-28 19:10

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran eyeing more foreign investment in its capital market

    Iran is planning to attract more foreign investors to its capital market through holding a series of international conferences to introduce this market, Hamid Rouhbakhsh, the director of public relations and international affairs of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), told the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview on Monday.

  • Transport projects 2017-08-28 09:01

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Transport projects take center stage in ‘Government Week’

    Government Week (August 24-30) marks the martyrdom anniversary of President Mohammad-Ali Rajaei and Prime Minister Mohammad-Javad Bahonar on August 30, 1981, just two years after the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.

  • Mokran Solar Farm 2017-07-29 08:30

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran goes big on clean energy

    KERMAN- Through inaugurating a solar farm with a generation capacity of 20 megawatts and also breaking the ground for another solar farm with 100 MW capacity Iran took a big step toward harnessing renewable energies.

  • railway 2017-07-17 09:08

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Rail reform plan seeks improved efficiency

    TEHRAN- Railways used to account for the major part of transportation in the world for many years, until decline in demand for railway transportation in the countries throughout the globe set the railways thinking about making some kind of transformation and reform in their structures. Germany, Britain and France were among pioneers in this regard. They embarked on reforms during 1990s.

  • PEDEC 2017-07-10 18:31

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    27% rise in West Karoun output planned

    TEHRAN- Oil production from West Karoun oilfields in southwest Iran is planned to reach 368,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018), a 27 percent rise compared to its current annual output.

  • Railway infrastructures 2017-06-13 09:56

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Rail development on track despite inefficiencies

    The development of railway sector is one of the macro policies of the Iranian government as it has been emphasized by the general policies of the Sixth Five-Year National Development Plan (2016-2021).

  • Iran foodstuff export 2017-06-06 20:23

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Billion-dollar Qatari food market on tap

    The Saudi-led severing of diplomatic ties with Qatar has provided a unique opportunity for Iran to tap into the billion-dollar food market of its Persian Gulf neighbor.

  • Iran oil and gas fields in the Caspian Sea 2017-05-30 21:20

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    High-cost Sardar-e Jangal could bring Iran high-tech

    Caspian Sea, the world’s largest inland body of water, was mainly a center of fishing activities and also a marine transportation hub by the middle of the past century. But discovery of the first oil and gas reserves in the world’s largest lake in the late 1940s added to its strategic and geopolitical significance.

  • abdi 2017-05-26 21:00

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Are they lucky enough to win Iran oil deals?

    After the implementation of Iran’s landmark nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in January 2016, the Iranian oil industry has witnessed a flock of foreign companies willing to participate in different projects.

  • France in Iran Oil Show 2017-05-11 19:08

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    PÔLE AVENIA considers Iran ‘a market for future’

    TEHRAN - French governmental cluster PÔLE AVENIA considers Iran a market for the future of its companies, its general manager Jérôme Porfirio told the Tehran Times in the 22nd International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition of Iran (Iran Oil Show 2017). The exhibition was held at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds from May 6 to 9.

  • Oil Show 2017-05-09 19:55

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Europeans see huge potential in Iran’s energy market

    TEHRAN- European exhibitors participating in the 22nd International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition of Iran (Iran Oil Show 2017) believe that there is huge potential for business in Iran’s oil, gas and petrochemical sectors.

  • IPF 2017-04-19 19:08

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    IPF to bring world of petrochemicals together

    TEHRAN- The 13th edition of Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF) will play host to 101 participants, representing 74 foreign companies from 18 countries.

  • South Pars phases 20 and 21 2017-04-17 19:09

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    ‘Iranian companies main contractors of new South Pars projects’

    ASSALUYEH - Domestic companies were the main contractors of the five newly inaugurated phases of the South Pars gas field (both in terms of investment and technology) and foreigners just supplied some equipment, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh told the Tehran Times on Sunday.

  • Farnaz Alavi 2017-04-02 16:56

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Diversification, marketing on post-sanctions agenda: NPC official

    TEHRAN- Given the positive environment created after the lifting of sanctions against Iran, National Petrochemical Company (NPC) has put product diversification and market expansion on its agenda, Farnaz Alavi, the NPC director for planning and development told the Tehran Times in an e-mailed interview.