foreign investment


  • water-electricity 2018-01-09 20:07

    Over $8.2b foreign investment attracted in water, power sectors post-JCPOA

    TEHRAN –Iran’s water and electricity sectors have attracted over $8.23 billion of foreign investment after the implementation of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers (known as JCPOA) in January 2016.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • OPEC 2017-08-21 09:04

    OPEC sec. gen. welcomes Zanganeh’s second term in office

    TEHRAN – Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mahammad Sanusi Barkindo send a letter to Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, welcoming his second term in office in President Hassan Rouhani's cabinet.

  • zarif 2017-08-12 20:55

    Two priorities are economic diplomacy and stronger ties with neighbors

    Zarif outlines policy priorities in parliamentary hearing 

    TEHRAN – Economic growth and better relations with neighbors will form the core of Iran’s foreign policy over the next four years, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a parliamentary hearing on Saturday. 

  • vaezi 2017-07-26 09:53

    European firm to invest €750m in Iran’s ICT sector: minister

    TEHRAN – A European company will finalize a deal soon to invest €750 million in expanding Iran’s optical fiber network, Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi said on Tuesday.

  • Iran-Airports 2017-07-19 23:59

    Iran needs $5.5b for upgrading its airports

    TEHRAN – Iran needs $5.54 billion investment for upgrading and renewal of its airports, IRNA reported quoting an airport official as saying.