Mahnaz Abdi

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  • Rastad 2018-04-18 18:34

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    PMO to reduce port, maritime tariffs noticeably in current year

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) will reduce tariffs on maritime and port activities significantly in the current Iranian calendar year (begins on March 21), the organization’s managing director, Mohammad Rastad, announced in a press conference on Wednesday.

  • transportation 2018-04-07 20:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    A year with more private sector’s contribution to transportation

    Transportation development is one of the most significant necessities for economic growth and improvement of public welfare.

  • Iran stock market 2018-04-02 20:37

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    First-ever achievements of Iran stock market

    The Iranian stock market has witnessed some first-ever successful experiences in the current Iranian calendar year, ending March 20, both in national and international transactions and also in terms of science and training.

  • Transit 2018-03-14 09:57

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Rising transit of goods via Iran to continue in upcoming year

    The figures released by Iran’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization (RMTO) show that over 8.5 million tons of commodities have been transited via Iran during the 11-month period ended on February 19.

  • Persian Gulf Star 2018-03-04 21:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Persian Gulf Star Refinery to make Iran a gasoline exporter

    Iran’s Persian Gulf Star Refinery in the southern province of Hormozgan is the first of its kind designed based on gas condensate feedstock recovered from South Pars gas field which Iran shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf.

  • Mohsen Salehinia 2018-02-26 19:36

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Industrial units establishment permits up 19% in 10 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN- The number of permits for establishing industrial units rose 19 percent in the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2017-January 20, 2018) from the same period of time in the past year, according to Deputy Industry Minister Mohsen Salehinia.

  • Hamidreza Araqi 2018-02-05 18:12

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran to become gas technical–engineering services exporter

    TEHRAN- Iran is planning to become an exporter of technical and engineering services in gas sector, National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Managing Director Hamidreza Araqi announced.

  • IPO 2018-02-03 20:01

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Companies management should be revised in privatization

    Downsizing the government has been an economic agenda of the countries with a centrally planned economy in the recent century. 

  • industry 2018-01-23 09:11

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Industrial units to receive more support

    on January 10, Iranian parliament (Majlis) approved the bill on industrial support and prevention of closing factories.

  • iron ore 2018-01-07 19:51

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran imposing export tax on iron ore facing strong opposition

    Last month, Iranian Deputy Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Jafar Sarqeini announced that the government will impose a 10% export duty on iron ore from the beginning of the next Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 21, 2018) and plans to increase the figure to 15% in the calendar year 1398.

  • IME 2018-01-01 19:53

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Guaranteed price for wheat to elevate agriculture

    Following the successful implementation of the plan for offering barley and corn in Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) at guaranteed price instead of the guaranteed purchase of these grains by the government, which brought satisfaction for both farmers and the government, Iran carried out this plan also for wheat.

  • Privatization 2017-12-29 20:58

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Factors slowing down privatization in Iran

    The law on implementation of the general policies of the Article 44 of Iran's Constitution on privatizing state-owned companies was declared in 2006 in a bid to downsize the government and promote the private sector’s role in the national economy.

  • car imports 2017-12-26 21:22

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Government not determined on new car-import regulations

    In late June, the Iranian government shut down the online auto import registration system saying that the import regulations are being revised.

  • Rag-Sefid oilfield 2017-12-26 09:08

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Rag-Sefid still burning despite killing operations

    A blowout occurs at Rag-Sefid offshore oilfield in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan Province on October 29. The accident happened when drilling operation was ongoing in depth of 2,403 meters in the well No. 147 of the field. It burnt the drilling rig and killed two persons working for the National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Unemployment 2017-12-17 21:18

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Unemployment 'extremely serious challenge' in Iran

    In a TV program on Saturday night, Masoud Nili, a leading economist and the economic advisor to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, referred to unemployment as an extremely serious challenge in Iran.

  • SME 2017-12-06 20:15

    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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Kish gas field 2017-11-20 09:20

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Kish gas field still waiting for development

    Kish gas field, discovered in 2006, is the second largest gas field in the Persian Gulf and also Iran’s largest reserve of natural gas after South Pars field shared by Qatar. 

  • 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.