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  • Iran-Russia 2019-09-17 19:05

    SEPAM replaces SWIFT in banking transactions with Russia

    TEHRAN – Central Bank of Iran (CBI)’s financial telecommunications system, known as SEPAM, has replaced the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) in the country’s financial transactions with Russia, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) said on Monday.

  • Aramco 2019-09-16 23:40

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Attack on Saudi oil facilities: consequences and solutions

    TEHRAN – As expected, oil markets started Monday trading with an unprecedented jump in prices following the attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities which wiped nearly five percent of the global oil supply from the market.

  • Steel 2019-09-16 20:06

    Iran’s 5-month steel ingot output up 4% on year

    TEHRAN - Production of steel ingot by Iran’s 10 major producers exceeded 8.539 million tons in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), registering a four-percent rise from the same period last year, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • PGPIC 2019-09-16 20:01

    Iran's PGPIC climbs in ICIS ranking despite sanctions

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) has climbed three places to the 35th position in ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies for 2019, Mehr news agency reported on Monday.

  • Iran-Oman 2019-09-16 19:54

    'Oman, a good place for re-export of Iranian products'

    TEHRAN- Oman is a good place for re-export of Iranian products especially during the sanction time, portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported quoting the head of Iran-Oman Joint Chamber of Commerce as saying.

  • bank loan 2019-09-16 19:53

    Bank loans to economic sectors up over 30%

    TEHRAN- Iranian banking system has offered facilities to domestic economic sectors in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22), stood at 2.188 quadrillion rials (about $52.1 billion), rising 30.9 percent from the previous year’s same period, IRIB reported.

  • Chairman of INSTEX Michael Erhard Bock (R) met with Head of German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce Dagmar von Bohnstein in Tehran on Monday. 2019-09-16 19:11

    INSTEX chairman visiting Iran

    TEHRAN - Chairman of INSTEX Michael Erhard Bock, who is visiting Tehran to discuss the implementation of the instrument with senior Iranian officials, met with the Head of German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce (AHK Iran) Dagmar von Bohnstein on Monday.

  • NPC 2019-09-16 15:42

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Over 600 companies to attend IRAN PLAST 2019

    TEHRAN- Iran’s 13th International Exhibition of Plastic, Rubber, Machinery and Equipment (IRAN PLAST) will host 570 Iranian and 35 foreign companies at the Tehran International Permanent Fairground from September 22 to 25, managing director of National Petrochemical Company (NPC) announced in a press conference on Monday.

  • IRENEX 2019-09-15 18:13

    IRENEX to hold 15th round of offering light crude oil on Tuesday

    TEHRAN- National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will offer two million barrels of light crude oil at the international ring of Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • GDP 2019-09-15 18:09

    Iran ranks 27th among world’s biggest economies: WB

    TEHRAN – Having a 0.53 percent share of the global economy, Iran holds the 27th place in the list of world’s top economies, according to the World Bank (WB).

  • Steel 2019-09-15 18:08

    Monthly steel exports up 37% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Crude steel exports by Iran’s major steel producers during the fifth Iranian calendar month of Mordad (July 23-August 22) rose 37 percent compared to the same month in the previous year, IRIB reported citing the data released by Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).

  • Aramco 2019-09-15 18:07

    Drone strikes disrupt almost half of Saudi oil capacity

    Drone attacks claimed by Yemen’s armed forces struck two key oil installations inside Saudi Arabia on Saturday, damaging facilities that process the vast majority of the country’s crude output and raising the risk of a disruption in world oil supplies.

  • Iran Iraq 2019-09-15 18:02

    Iran to hold exclusive expo of products in Sulaymaniyah in late Dec.

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) will hold an exclusive exhibit of Iranian products in Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan from December 24 to 28, TPO portal published.

  • E-commerce 2019-09-15 17:16

    E-Commerce Development Center to launch electronic signature next month

    TEHRAN- E-Commerce Development Center of Iran will launch electronic signature system for order registration process in the next Iranian calendar month (starts on September 23), the chairman of the center announced in a press conference held at the place of the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade on Sunday.

  • Meshkinfam 2019-09-15 17:15

    ‘All remaining South Pars platforms to be installed by March 2020’

    TEHRAN – Head of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing Iran’s South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf, said all the remaining platforms of the field will be installed by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19, 2020).

  • copper 2019-09-14 19:30

    Copper concentrate output 5,000 tons more than anticipation

    TEHRAN- Production of copper concentrate by Iran’s National Copper Company during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22) has been 5,000 tons more than the anticipated figure, IRIB reported citing the data released by Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).

  • IBEX2019 2019-09-14 19:29

    Tehran hosting intl. grains, bakery expo

    TEHRAN – The 12th edition of Iran’s International Grain, Flour, and Bakery Industry Exhibition (IBEX2019) kicked off at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Friday, IRNA reported.

  • Iran-Iraq 2019-09-14 19:14

    Iran to hold pavilion at 46th Baghdad intl. trade expo

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) is planning to open Iranian pavilion at the Iraq’s 46th international trade exhibition which is due to be held during November 1-10 in Baghdad.

  • Iran-Turkey 2019-09-14 19:12

    ‘Turkish companies eager for investment in Iran’

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran-Turkey Joint Chamber of Commerce said among all foreign companies the Turkish companies are more willing to invest in Iran, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • IME 2019-09-14 19:08

    Commodities worth $547m traded at IME in a week

    TEHRAN- During weekdays ending up to September 12, while 429,093 tons of commodities worth over $547 million were traded at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), the exchange market experienced a growth of 17 percent in its trading value.

  • refinery 2019-09-14 17:35

    Iran’s refining capacity reaches 2.3m bpd

    TEHRAN - Daily processing capacity of Iranian refineries has reached 2.3 million barrels, according to Alireza Sadeq-Abadi, the managing director of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC).

  • gas field 2019-09-14 17:34

    POGC, Petropars ink $440m gas deal

    TEHRAN - Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing Iran’s giant South Pars gas field, signed a $440-million deal with an Iranian company called Petropars on Saturday for development of Belal gas field which is located east of South Pars in the Persian Gulf.

  • Zanganeh 2019-09-14 16:40

    South Pars phase 11 to go on stream by Sept. 2021: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the phase 11 of South Pars gas field’s development project will go on stream by the first half of the Iranian calendar year of 1400 (September 22, 2021).

  • Ports 2019-09-13 19:38

    Over 66m tons of goods loaded, unloaded at Iran’s ports since March

    TEHRAN- Over 66 million tons of goods have been loaded and unloaded at ports of Iran since the beginning of current Iranian calendar year (March 21), IRIB reported quoting the head of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) as saying.

  • oil equipment 2019-09-13 19:36

    Project for indigenizing oil industry equipment progresses over 50%

    TEHRAN – A project for indigenizing 10 major oil industry equipment items has witnessed over 50 percent progress, IRIB reported on Wednesday, quoting an official with National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).

  • TSE 2019-09-13 19:34

    TEDPIX moving toward 300,000 points

    TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), has risen 9,752 points, or 3.36 percent, to 299,931 during the five working days of the past Iranian calendar week (Saturday to Wednesday), Tasnim news agency reported.

  • OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo (L), Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman (C) and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak (R) attend an OPEC+ meeting in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi on September 12, 2019. (AFP photo) 2019-09-13 19:31

    OPEC+ considers possibility of U.S. easing Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN – Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies (known as OPEX+), In its latest committee meeting on Thursday, discussed reports that the United States might ease sanctions imposed on Iran’s oil sale and what impact they might have on future of the global supplies.

  • NIGC 2019-09-13 19:27

    Iran seeking gas exports to Europe through Turkey: NIGC head

    TEHRAN – Head of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said Iran is seriously following up on exporting gas to Europe through Turkey, ILNA reported.

  • jahangiri-khansari 2019-09-13 16:43

    VP stresses coordination with private sector in drafting executive regulations

    TEHRAN - Iranian First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri has stressed the need for consulting and coordination with the country’s private sector before making any executive bylaws or regulations, the portal of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) reported.

  • Ports 2019-09-07 19:57

    PMO to transfer small ports development to private sector by next 2 months

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has finished a plan to study and investigate the status of small ports in the country to transfer their development to the private sector by the next two months, a deputy at the organization said on Saturday.