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  • mine Yesterday 15:52

    147 idle small-scale mines revived since March 20

    TEHRAN – Deputy head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) said on Monday that 147 idle small-scale mines have been put back into operation since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20).

  • South PArs Yesterday 15:45

    South Pars complex fully prepared for gas supply in winter

    TEHRAN – The director of production and operations in Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing Iran’s giant South Pars gas field, said all the necessary measures have been taken for the preparation of the complex for sustained supply of gas during the winter.

  • copper concentrate Yesterday 14:20

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Copper concentrate production hits record high in H1

    TEHRAN- Production of copper concentrate in Iran stood at 599,624 tons during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21).

  • mine Yesterday 14:13

    Number of inaugurated mining units in H1 raises 7.7% yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Some 309 mining units were inaugurated across Iran during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), registering a 7.7 percent increase compared to the figure for the previous year’s same period.

  • agricultural mechanization Yesterday 12:38

    Over $2.8b invested in agricultural mechanization in 7 years

    TEHRAN- Head of Iran’s Agricultural Mechanization Development Center (AMDC) announced that 120 trillion rials (about $2.857 billion) of investment has been made for agricultural mechanization in the country since the Iranian calendar year of 1392 (started on March 21, 2013).

  • ICCIMA Yesterday 12:27

    Govt., private sector discuss solutions for export revenue re-injection

    TEHRAN - The 99th dialogue council of the government and the private sector was held in Tehran on Monday, in which issues pertaining to the re-injection of export revenues into the country’s forex management system (known as NIMA) was discussed.

  • dejpasand Yesterday 12:16

    Privatization brings govt. over $7.8b in 6 months

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Farhad Dejpasand has said that transferring the shares of state-owned companies to the private sector has brought the government 330 trillion rials (about $7.85 billion) of income in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21).

  • Maku Free Zone Yesterday 10:11

    Maku free zone exports commodities, services worth $34m in 6 months

    TEHRAN- Maku Free Trade and Industrial Zone in northwest Iran has exported commodities and services valued at $34 million during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), according to a local official.

  • Ardakanian 2020-10-19 16:46

    Afghanistan calls for expansion of economic ties with Iran

    TEHRAN - Chairman of Afghan Peace Council Abdullah Abdullah said on Monday that there are great potentials for economic cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan and called for the expansion of trade ties, the portal of Iranian Energy Ministry (Paven) reported.

  • copper anode 2020-10-19 15:19

    Copper anode output rises 10% in H1

    TEHRAN- Production of the copper anode in Iran has risen ten percent during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), from the same period of time in the previous year.

  • zarandi 2020-10-19 14:54

    10 investment holdings to be established in industry, mining sectors

    TEHRAN – Iran's Deputy Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Saeed Zarandi announced the establishment of 10 investment holding companies in the industry and mining sectors in near future, IRIB reported on Monday.

  • Salehinia 2020-10-19 14:35

    Salehinia appointed as head of IDRO

    TEHRAN – In a decree on Sunday, Iranian Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Alireza Razm Hosseini appointed Mohsen Salehinia as the new head of Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO).

  • iran-syria 2020-10-19 12:53

    Iran, Syria confer on signing free trade agreement

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) held a meeting on Sunday with Syrian Ambassador to Tehran Adnan Hassan Mahmoud in which he stressed the significance of signing a free trade agreement between the two sides.

  • Arvand Free Zone 2020-10-19 12:07

    Arvand FTZ attracts $48.5m of foreign investment in 6 months

    TEHRAN- Arvand Free Trade Zone in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan attracted $48.5 million of foreign investment during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), a local official announced.

  • Goreh-Jask 2020-10-19 12:04

    Iran’s strategic oil pipeline project nearing completion

    TEHRAN – Iran’s new 1000-kilometer-long Goreh-Jask oil pipeline in the southern Hormozgan province, which will provide the country with an alternative route for crude oil exports that are currently transferred through the Strait of Hormuz, has registered over 60 percent of physical progress and is underway with full force.

  • IME 2020-10-19 10:28

    IME’s weekly worth of trades up 90%

    TEHRAN- Value of trades at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) rose 90 percent during the past Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday), IME International Affairs and Public Relations Department reported.

  • ports 2020-10-18 16:42

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Ports operating non-stop despite sanctions, pandemic

    While the coronavirus pandemic has created many limitations for the economic activities all around the world, operations at Iranian ports are underway continuously, and even the U.S. sanctions could not halt activities at the ports.

  • exports 2020-10-18 16:03

    2nd part of govt. support package for non-oil exports to be implemented

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) announced the implementation of the second part of the government’s support package for non-oil export in near future, TPO portal reported.

  • Iran-Syria 2020-10-18 15:59

    Iranian trade center opens in Damascus

    TEHRAN - The chairman of the Iran-Syria Joint Chamber of Commerce announced the official inauguration of the Iranian trade center in Damascus, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported on Sunday.

  • angouran 2020-10-18 14:45

    Angouran Complex’s monthly zinc, lead extractions up 5%

    TEHRAN – The extraction of zinc and lead ores from Iran’s Angouran mining complex reached 88,720 tons in the Iranian calendar month of Shahrivar (August 22-September 21), registering a five-percent increases year on year.

  • Red meat 2020-10-18 14:02

    Red meat price to decrease in this week

    TEHRAN- The price of red meat, including veal, will fall in the country in the current Iranian calendar week (started on Saturday), according to the head of Iran’s Livestock Provision Council.

  • Kish-pipe 2020-10-18 13:54

    Construction of Kish-Bandar Aftab gas pipeline completed

    TEHRAN – The construction of an 18-kilometer (km) gas pipeline from Iran’s southern Kish Island to Bandar Aftab has been completed, according to the Operator of Kish Gas Field’s Development Project Abdollah Mehrabi.

  • Iran-Sweden 2020-10-18 11:57

    Expansion of economic ties reiterated by Iran, Sweden

    TEHRAN- During a meeting between Iranian Ambassador to Sweden Ahmad Masoumifar and Secretary to Swedish Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation Emil Högberg, the two sides discussed bilateral relations and stressed expansion of economic ties, IRNA reported.

  • geothermal 2020-10-18 11:53

    Iran’s 1st geothermal power plant to come on stream by Mar. 2021

    TEHRAN – Iran’s first geothermal power plant, with the primary electricity generation capacity of five megawatts (MW), is going to go operational in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20, 2021), Deputy Energy Minister Homayoun Haeri announced.

  • copper cathode 2020-10-18 10:13

    Copper cathode production rises 6% in H1

    TEHRAN- Production of copper cathode in Iran increased six percent during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), compared to the same period of time in the previous year.

  • gas 2020-10-17 15:18

    Households’ gas consumption in Q2 up 30% yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Natural gas consumption by Iranian households increased 30 percent during the summer of the current Iranian calendar year (June 21- September 21) compared to the same period in the previous year, Head of National Iranian Gas Company announced.

  • honey 2020-10-17 14:54

    Honey, royal jelly to be purchased at guaranteed price as of Mar. 2021

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Beekeeping Industry Expansion Support Fund (BIESF) said the fund will start the guaranteed purchase of honey and royal jelly from the beekeepers as of the next Iranian calendar year (begins on March 21, 2021) to support this industry and increase the production of royal jelly and honey.

  • Industrial units 2020-10-17 14:18

    Issuance of industrial unit establishment permits rises 47%

    TEHRAN – According to the latest data released by Iran’s Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry, during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), 18,766 permits have been issued for establishing new industrial units in the country, which mark a 47-percent increase year on year.

  • eggs 2020-10-17 12:35

    Exports of eggs reach 60,000 tons in 6 months

    TEHRAN - Iran exported 60,000 tons of eggs to the target countries during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), Reza Torkashvand, the head of Producers of Egg-Laying Hens Union, said.

  • TSE 2020-10-17 12:25

    TSE experiences weekly growth of its main index

    TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), which is Iran’s major stock exchange, witnessed a 1.3-percent rise in its main index, TEDPIX, during the past Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday).