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  • food Today 15:23

    Iran ranks 43rd among world’s top importers of food products

    TEHRAN - Despite being the 17th most populous country in the world, Iran is ranked 43rd in the world in terms of food imports, the latest data released by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) shows.

  • knowledge-based Today 15:23

    Annual bank loans paid to knowledge-based firms up over 108%

    TEHRAN – Iranian banking system paid 669.4 trillion rials (about $2.585 billion) of facilities to 1,362 knowledge-based companies in the past Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), to register a 108.2 percent rise compared to the preceding year 1399.

  • oil Today 15:23

    Iran eyeing new destinations for oil shipments: NIOC

    TEHRAN – The managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has said Iran is looking into potential new destinations for the country’s oil cargoes to diversify the list of oil buyers, IRNA reported.

  • Russia Today 15:21

    Tehran, Moscow ink 3 cooperation documents

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russia have signed three documents of cooperation following the visit of a high-ranking Russian delegation to Iran earlier this week, Mehr News Agency reported.

  • IME Today 15:21

    Commodities worth over $2b traded at IME in a month

    TEHRAN- During the past Iranian calendar month Ordibehesht (ended on May 21), the second month of Iranian calendar year, 7.939 million tons of commodities worth more than 665 trillion rials (about $2.519 billion) were traded at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME).

  • copper Today 15:21

    Annual copper cathode output up 2.8%

    TEHRAN- Production of copper cathode in Iran rose 2.8 percent in the past Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), from its previous year, Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry reported.

  • cement Today 15:20

    More than 63m tons of cement produced in a year

    TEHRAN- Iran produced 63.076 million tons of cement in the past Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry reported.

  • Iranian vessel 2022-05-25 18:54

    Iran says Greece's move in hindering vessel from sailing violates intl. standards

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) issued a statement on Wednesday afternoon about the arrest of an Iranian cargo vessel in Greek waters, describing the move as an act of piracy and violation of international standards.

  • Modares-Zadeh 2022-05-25 17:31

    Modares-Zadeh appointed as new secretary-general of ICCIMA

    TEHRAN- Mojtaba Modares-Zadeh was appointed as the new secretary-general of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), the ICCIMA published on its website on Tuesday.

  • Oman 2022-05-25 15:47

    By Hossein Zadeh Qashami

    Iran’s president steps up economic diplomacy with Oman visit

    TEHRAN- President Ebrahim Raisi is stepping his economic diplomacy a notch up with a trip which is believed to play a crucial role in expanding relations with the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman littoral states.

  • TSE 2022-05-25 14:41

    TEDPIX gains 8,700 points on Wednesday

    TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), gained 8,789 points to 1.564 million on Wednesday.

  • russia 2022-05-25 14:36

    Iran-Russia business forum held in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) hosted an Iran-Russia business forum on Wednesday in which the opportunities and challenges of trade between the two countries were explored.

  • TV manufacturing 2022-05-25 14:29

    TV sets manufacturing rises 3.6% in a year

    TEHRAN- Manufacturing of TV sets in Iran increased 3.6 percent during the past Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), from its previous year, according to the data released by Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry.

  • Export 2022-05-25 14:13

    Monthly export from East Azarbaijan province increases 16% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- The value of export from East Azarbaijan province, in the northwest of Iran, rose 16 percent in the first month of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21- April 20), as compared to the same month in the previous year, an official with the customs department of the province announced.

  • fruit 2022-05-25 12:21

    Iran among world’s leading producers of agricultural products: FAO

    TEHRAN – Latest statistics published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) show that Iran currently stands among the world’s top producers of agricultural products, IRNA reported.

  • Mining 2022-05-25 11:31

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Some major challenges in Iran’s mining sector

    TEHRAN- Having 81 different types of minerals, Iran is one of the top 10 mineral-rich countries across the globe. In this regard, the Iranian government is pursuing several programs for promoting the mining sector as a major contributor to the country’s economic growth.

  • Crude steel 2022-05-25 10:05

    Over 28m tons of crude steel produced in a year

    TEHRAN- As announced by Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry, 28,040,100 tons of crude steel was produced in Iran during the past Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), falling 2.1 percent from the output in 1399.

  • TEDPIX Down 2022-05-24 15:59

    TEDPIX drops 1,500 points on Tuesday

    TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) dropped 1,521 points to 1.555 million on Tuesday.

  • Khorasan Razavi 2022-05-24 15:30

    Commodities worth $81m exported from Khorasan Razavi in a month

    TEHRAN- As announced by a provincial official, 189,000 tons of products worth $81 million were exported from Khorasan Razavi province, in the northeast of Iran, in the first month of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-April 20).

  • Oman 2022-05-24 15:28

    Tehran, Muscat ink 7 co-op documents

    TEHRAN – Iran and Oman have signed seven memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to expand cooperation in various areas, including commerce, plant quarantine, agriculture, sports, environment, labor, and standards.

  • Kazakhstan 2022-05-24 15:27

    RAI inks co-op MOU with Kazakhstan national railway

    TEHRAN – The heads of the railways of Iran and Kazakhstan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase transportation cooperation and set preferential tariffs between the two countries in order to increase the transit of goods passing through Iran.

  • ICCIMA 2022-05-24 15:24

    ‘Resolving transport issues, a prerequisite for expanding Iran-Kazakhstan ties’

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Gholam-Hossein Shafeie met with Kazakhstan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade and Integration Bakhyt Sultanov on Monday to discuss mutual economic opportunities and challenges.

  • expo 2022-05-24 15:23

    Tehran hosting 3 intl. exhibitions

    TEHRAN - The 9th International Exhibition of Rail Transportation, Related Industries and Equipment of Iran, the 23rd Iran Health International Exhibition, and the first International Exhibition and Conference of METARAD are being held during May 24-27 at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.

  • TCCIMA 2022-05-24 15:23

    TCCIMA hosts Iran-India business forum

    TEHRAN – Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) hosted an Iran-India business forum on Monday in which businessmen from the two sides discussed areas for mutual cooperation, the TCCIMA portal reported.

  • IPO hosting intl. event on privatization in Iranian economy 2022-05-24 12:25

    IPO hosting intl. event on privatization in Iranian economy

    Iran Privatization Organization (IPO) is hosting the first International Event on Privatization in Iran’s Economy at the country’s International Conference Center.

  • Basic goods 2022-05-24 10:44

    1.68m tons of basic commodities imported in 2 months

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Government Trading Corporation (GTC) has announced that 1.68 million tons of basic commodities has been imported to the country by this company during the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21).

  • coal 2022-05-24 10:11

    Annual coal concentrate output stands at over 1.4m tons

    TEHRAN- As announced by Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry, 1,474,400 tons of coal concentrate was produced in Iran during the past Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), IRNA reported.

  • Home appliance 2022-05-24 10:09

    Manufacturing of home appliances up 7.5% in a year

    TEHRAN- Manufacturing of home appliances in Iran increased 7.56 percent during the past Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), from its previous year, according to the data released by Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry.

  • Oman 2022-05-23 15:56

    Iran, Oman to form technical committee for developing joint field

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Javad Oji has announced reaching an agreement with Oman on forming a technical committee for the development of Hengam oil field which the two countries share in the Persian Gulf, Shana reported.

  • cuba 2022-05-23 15:48

    Tehran, Havana to form working group on mining cooperation

    TEHRAN - Head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) Vajihollah Jafari said his organization is going to form a joint working group with Cuba to explore ways of expanding cooperation in the mining sector.