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  • Philippines Ambassador to Tehran Wilfredo Santos (1st R) met ICCIMA Deputy Head for International Affairs Mohammad-Reza Karbasi (1st L) in Tehran 2019-09-03 18:57

    Philippines eyes barter trade with Iran

    TEHRAN - Philippines Ambassador to Tehran Wilfredo Santos said his country is ready for bartering trade with Iran, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported.

  • Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian (R) and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak met in Moscow 2019-09-03 18:54

    Iran, Russia stress implementation of joint projects

    TEHRAN - Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak stressed accelerating the implementation of the two countries’ joint projects in a meeting in Moscow on Monday.

  • Iran-Armenia 2019-09-02 19:24

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran-Armenia economic ties not affected by U.S. sanctions

    While the U.S. renewed sanctions on Iran are aimed at isolating the Islamic Republic both politically and economically, Iran’s relations, especially in the economic sectors, with its neighbors are seemed not to be affected by the sanctions.

  • exports 2019-09-02 19:22

    Iran’s 5-month non-oil exports at $17.8b

    TEHRAN- Iran exported $17.8 billion of non-oil commodities during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), IRIB reported on Monday.

  • Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnasser Hemmati (R) and his Syrian counterpart Hazem Younes Karfoul signed a memorandum of understanding for banking cooperation in Tehran on Monday 2019-09-02 19:16

    Tehran, Damascus ink MOU on banking cooperation

    TEHRAN – Central banks of Iran and Syria signed a memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday for expansion of banking cooperation between the two countries, IRIB reported.

  • assets 2019-09-02 19:13

    Iranian banks’ foreign assets up 13%

    TEHRAN - The total value of Iranian banks’ foreign assets by June 21 stood at 9.245 quadrillion rials (about $220.11 billion), registering a 13-percent rise compared with the corresponding period of last year.

  • mining 2019-09-01 18:07

    Mining projects worth over $660m ready to come on stream: IMIDRO

    TEHRAN- Seven projects worth more than $660 million are ready to be inaugurated in Iran’s mining sector across the country, IRIB reported on Sunday, quoting head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) as saying.

  • heavy oil 2019-09-01 18:02

    IRENEX to hold 8th round of heavy crude oil offering

    TEHRAN - National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will offer two million barrels of heavy crude oil at Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) on Tuesday, Shana reported.

  • investment funds 2019-09-01 17:51

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Investment funds laying ground to attract more investors

    Investment funds have gained high popularity among the investors over the past two decades.

  • money 2019-09-01 17:48

    Iran’s external debt drops 7%

    TEHRAN - Iran’s debts to foreign lenders in the end of the third Iranian month of Khordad (June 21, 2019) stood at $8.678 billion, showing seven percent decrease compared to the announced figure at the end of the past Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), IRIB reported on Sunday.

  • oil projects 2019-09-01 17:36

    Regulations on implementation of oil projects approved

    TEHRAN – The issue of implementing Iran's oil projects by domestic contractors was discussed in the 38th session of the country's Supreme Council of Economic Coordination on Saturday and rules and regulations pertain to the subject were approved by the council.

  • Amir Hamooni 2019-08-31 20:32

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    IFB base market’s amended regulations for more transparency, efficiency

    TEHRAN- The amendments made in the regulations of the base market of Iran's over-the-counter (OTC) exchange market, known as Iran Fara Bourse (IFB), are aimed to boost transparency and also efficiency in this market, IFB Managing Director Amir Hamooni said in a press conference on Saturday.

  • kish 2019-08-31 20:25

    IRGC wing to construct artificial island

    TEHRAN – The Khatam al-Anbiya Construction Base, a business conglomerate and the construction wing of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), plans to build an artificial island in the Persian Gulf, near Kish Island, a free zone.

  • modares khiabani 2019-08-31 19:36

    Iran targets $50b in exports to neighboring countries

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Industry Minister Hossein Modares Khiabani said his ministry has it on the agenda to increase the value of exports to Iran’s 15 neighbors up to $50 billion, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Iran-India 2019-08-31 19:31

    Iranian bank to open branch in India

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Bank Pasargad is going to open a branch in India in the next couple of months to help boost trade between the two countries by providing a channel to bypass the U.S. sanctions which have blocked international banking channels, Financial Express reported.

  • petchem 2019-08-30 19:04

    Iran’s petchem output to exceed 100mt by 2021: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iran's annual petrochemical output is expected to reach more than 100 million tons by 2021, despite U.S. sanctions, Press TV reported on Thursday, quoting Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh as saying.

  • Iran-EAEU 2019-08-30 18:23

    Trade deal between Iran, EAEU to take effect in late October: sources

    TEHRAN - A trade agreement between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) will officially come into force on October 27, Press TV reported citing Russian media and remarks by Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian.

  • Iran-Syria 2019-08-30 18:20

    Iran, Syria determined to expand trade ties

    TEHRAN – Iran and Syria’s first joint trade committee meeting was held in Damascus on Wednesday, during which the two sides stressed their willingness for further expansion of economic ties.

  • commercial attache 2019-08-30 18:17

    Iran appoints new commercial attaché in Iraq’s Basra

    TEHRAN – The new acting head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization said Iran has dispatched a second commercial attaché to Iraq's Basra City, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday.

  • IRENEX 2019-08-28 18:53

    NIOPDC offers 1000 tons of gasoil at IRENEX

    TEHRAN - National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) offered 1000 tons of gasoil at the base price of $567 at the international ring of Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) on Tuesday, ILNA reported.

  • free zone 2019-08-28 18:48

    Domestic investment in Iran’s free zones up nearly 40%

    TEHRAN - The secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council said domestic investment in the country’s free economic, industrial zones increased nearly 40 percent in the past Iranian calendar year of 1397 (ended on March 20), IRIB reported on Tuesday.

  • Iran-Oman 2019-08-28 18:37

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Strengthened political ties, now a surging trade between Iran, Oman

    According to the data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA), the value of trade between Iran and Oman has increased to $870 million during the first seven months of this year from $557 million in the same period of time in the past year.

  • Zanganeh 2019-08-28 18:17

    Oil output could easily be restored to pre-sanction levels: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has denied the idea of U.S. sanctions’ long-term impact on the country’s oil production and exports capacity, saying output could be back to normal very quickly once the sanctions are removed.

  • Nobakht 2019-08-28 18:14

    No budget deficit in current year: PBO head

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Planning and Budget Organization (PBO) said despite the decrease in the country’s oil revenues the country won’t face any budget deficit in the current calendar year (ends on March 19, 2020).

  • Grace 2019-08-27 19:40

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Washington's plots and threats not to scare away Iranian oil buyers

    TEHRAN – Nearly 10 days after the release of Iranian super tanker Grace 1 by the Gibraltar court, despite all the U.S. warnings that anyone dealing with the Iranian oil tanker would face sanctions, Iran announced that the supertanker’s 2 million-barrel cargo has been sold and the vessel is heading to a destination determined by the buyer.

  • iran-Armenia 2019-08-27 19:17

    Tehran, Yerevan stress expansion of banking ties

    TEHRAN – In a meeting in Yerevan on Tuesday, Iranian Ambassador to Armenia Kazem Sajjadi and Governor of Central Bank of Armenia Arthur Javadyan stressed the need for expansion of banking ties between the two countries, IRNA reported.

  • Iran-Uzbekistan 2019-08-27 19:15

    Iran to hold pavilion at 2 intl. exhibitions in Uzbekistan

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) is planning to open Iranian pavilion at two of Uzbekistan’s most renowned international exhibitions which are due to be held in early October and early November.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (1stL) and Minister of Transport and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami (2ndL) attended the opening ceremony of the National Action Plan for Construction and Supply of Housing in Tehran on Tuesday 2019-08-27 19:13

    Govt. launches project to build 110,000 affordable housing units

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially launched the government’s National Action Plan for Construction and Supply of Housing on Tuesday, inaugurating a project for constructing 110,000 affordable housing units.

  • exploration 2019-08-26 20:51

    NIOC plans 10 major oil, gas exploration projects

    TEHRAN – National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has introduced 10 major oil and gas exploration projects in the company’s Exploration Directorate which are moving forward based on schedule, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • NIDC 2019-08-26 20:49

    NIDC digs 124 oil, gas wells in a year

    TEHRAN- National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) has dug 124 oil and gas wells across the country during the past year, Shana reported quoting the managing director of the company as saying on Sunday.