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  • Iran-Russia rail 2019-05-24 20:27

    Iran, Russia explore ways of expanding railway co-op

    TEHRAN - Saeed Rasouli, the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI), met with Russian Railways (RZD) Vice President Alexander Misharin in Tehran to discuss ways of expanding cooperation, the RAI website reported.

  • exports 2019-05-24 20:14

    Iran’s 4-month non-oil exports to China stands at $6b

    TEHRAN- Iran’s value of non-oil exports to China reached $6 billion in the first four months of 2019, down 20 percent compared to the same period last year, Tasnim reported on Friday, citing the Chinese customs data.

  • IRENEX 2019-05-24 20:08

    NIOC to offer 2m barrels of heavy crude at IRENEX in late May

    TEHRAN- National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will offer two million barrels of heavy crude oil at the base price of $64.23 at the international ring of Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) on May 28, Shana reported.

  • iraq 2019-05-24 19:24

    U.S. grants Iraq waiver to continue importing energy from Iran

    TEHRAN – U.S. has granted Iraq waiver to continue buying gas and electricity from Iran until the end of June, Press TV reported, quoting Joey Hood, chargé d’affaires of the U.S. Mission in Iraq, as saying on Wednesday. “Iraq has an exemption from the American sanctions, so that it can continue to purchase energy from Iran,” Hood told reporters in Baghdad.

  • بورس نفت 2019-05-24 10:45

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    From Bazaar to Bourse

    On 20th May 2019, the Shana news agency reported that NIOC on the instructions of the Ministry of Petroleum will undertake, pursuant to the current Iranian year budget law, a sales programme of six million barrels per month of Iranian Light and Heavy Crude Oil and Iranian gas condensates on the IRENEX exchange platform. These sales will be priced in US dollars against UK Brent/BFOE (BWave) and Dubai US $ price benchmarks. I am unaware of any reason why this programme should be any more successful than the last, but it is possible that potential buyers have been discreetly found who are willing and able to buy this material.

  • PBO 2019-05-22 19:36

    ‘Near $13b paid for development projects in a year’

    TEHRAN - Head of Iran Planning and Budget Organization (PBO) Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said the government paid 543.99 trillion rials (about $12.952 billion) for the country’s development projects in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2019).

  • Forex market 2019-05-22 19:34

    ‘Integrated forex market to be launched in a month’

    TEHRAN- The chairman of the Economic Committee of Majlis announced that an integrated forex market will be launched in the country by the end of current Iranian calendar month of Khordad (June 21), IRNA reported.

  • Stock 2019-05-22 19:25

    TEDPIX gains 10,700 points in a month

    TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)’s main index (TEDPIX) increased 10,700 points or 5.24 percent to 215,092 during the past Iranian calendar month of Ordibehesht (April 21-May 21), Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • IRENEX 2019-05-22 19:21

    10th round of oil offering at IRENEX ends with no sales

    TEHRAN – The 10th round of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC)’s light crude oil offerings at Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) ended on Tuesday with no sales, ILNA reported.

  • Hormozgan 2019-05-22 19:20

    Annual exports from Hormozgan Province at $16.5b

    TEHRAN- Commodities worth $16.5 billion were exported from Hormozgan Province in south of Iran during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2019), head of the province’s Industry, Mining and Trade Department announced.

  • gas project 2019-05-22 18:53

    119 gas supply projects inaugurated, commissioned by Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Following the visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to West Azarbaijan Province, 119 gas supply projects worth about $14.8 million were started or inaugurated across the province, Shana reported on Wednesday.

  • Mining 2019-05-22 18:37

    Mining sector in Iran needs €18b investment: IMIDRO

    TEHRAN – The head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) said the country’s mining sector currently requires 18 billion euros of investment, IRNA reported.

  • water project 2019-05-21 22:08

    Over $10m allocated for water, wastewater study projects in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Iranian energy ministry has allocated 432 billion rials (about $10.07 million) for conducting water and wastewater study projects in the capital city of Tehran, IRIB reported citing the portal of energy ministry.

  • Electricity 2019-05-21 22:07

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran electricity issue: should we expect blackouts again?

    In the past decade, constant temperature rising and significant decrease of rainfalls across Iran has put the country in a hard situation regarding electricity supply during peak consumption periods,

  • Customs 2019-05-21 22:00

    IRICA to clear basic goods in less than 1 hour: official

    TEHRAN - Deputy Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) said following a directive by President Hassan Rouhani, IRICA is providing new facilities for importers of basic goods which makes them able to clear their commodities in less than an hour, IRNA reported.

  • Rouhani 2019-05-21 22:00

    Development projects worth $1b inaugurated

    TEHRAN- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani launched and inaugurated some development, service, and infrastructure projects worth 44.65 trillion rials (about $1.063 billion) in West Azarbaijan Province.

  • Novak-Ardakanian 2019-05-21 20:23

    Iran, Russia discuss holding 15th Joint Economic Committee meeting

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak discussed issues pertain to the two countries 15th Joint Economic Committee meeting over phone, IRIB reported on Tuesday.

  • Dejpasand 2019-05-21 20:16

    ‘All necessary measures taken to launch organized forex market’

    TEHRAN- Iranian finance and economic affairs minister announced that all necessary measures have been taken for launching an organized forex market, IRNA reported.

  • chabahar 2019-05-21 19:52

    Chabahar exemption from sanctions really contributory for Afghan, Indian economies?

    Despite what it appears at first glance, the U.S. is not going to help the people of Afghanistan through what is called “Chabahar Port’s exemption from sanctions”, but it in fact increases the transit costs of their commodities by imposing sanctions on Iran and consequently putting further restrictions on Afghan merchants.

  • Zanganeh 2019-05-21 19:47

    Offering oil at IRENEX to continue: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN- Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will continue the process of offering crude oil at Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX), IRIB reported.

  • Iran-Czech 2019-05-21 09:49

    Iran, Czech Republic ink MOU on industrial co-op

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) and the Czech Republic’s ministry of industry and trade signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on industrial cooperation between the two countries.

  • Fishery 2019-05-20 22:34

    Fishery output anticipated to reach 455,000 tons by March 2020

    TEHRAN- Iran’s annual fishery output is anticipated to reach 455,000 tons in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 19, 2020), according to a deputy at Iran’s Fishery Organization.

  • CBI 2019-05-20 20:11

    CBI issues directive on re-injection of export income

    TEHRAN – Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has unveiled a directive package which provides the country’s exporters with guidelines about how they should re-inject their foreign currency incomes into the country’s economy, Tasnim news agency reported on Monday.

  • Iran-Austria 2019-05-20 20:08

    Iranian trade delegation to visit Austria in June

    TEHRAN- Iran-Austria Joint Chamber of Commerce is going to dispatch a trade delegation to Austria in June, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported.

  • petrochemical 2019-05-20 20:07

    ‘Foreign investors still interested in Iran’s petchem industry’

    TEHRAN - Iranian National Petrochemical Company (NPC)’s director for investment said despite U.S. pressures, foreign investors are still eager for participation in Iran’s lucrative petrochemical industry, IRIB reported.

  • South Pars platform 13B 2019-05-20 17:42

    4 South Pars platforms go through overhaul operations

    TEHRAN – Platforms of phases 4 and 5 as well as 10 and 16 of the South Pars gas field (which Iran shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf) have gone through overhaul operation successfully, Shana reported on Sunday.

  • oil catalyst 2019-05-19 23:56

    RIPI to produce a wide range of downstream catalysts

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI) has it on the agenda to produce various types of catalysts used in the oil industry’s downstream operations, Shana reported quoting an official with the institute.

  • petrochemical 2019-05-19 23:54

    NPC calls for accelerating completion of prioritized projects

    TEHRAN - The managing director of Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) has stressed the need for accelerating the completion process of prioritized petrochemical projects across the country, Shana reported.

  • Azar-oilfield 2019-05-19 20:19

    Azar oil field’s total output reaches 20,000 million barrels

    TEHRAN – Cumulative oil extraction from Azar oilfield has reached 20 million barrels since it began operation in March 2017, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • TPO 2019-05-19 19:52

    TPO to hold 1st meeting of Iran-neighbors joint economic committees

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) will hold the first meeting of the chairmen of the country’s joint economic committees with its neighboring countries on Monday, Mohammadreza Modoudi, the acting head of TPO, announced.