Ebrahim Fallahi


  • CNG Yesterday 15:19

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Realizing CNG potentials through dual-fuel cars: merits and challenges

    TEHRAN - Holding nearly 18 percent of the global gas reserves, Iran is one of the most hydrocarbon-rich areas in the world, and the country’s giant South Pars gas field, which Iran shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf, is by far the world's largest natural gas field.

  • Pakistan 2022-04-08 14:05

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Can barter trade realize Iran-Pakistan $5b trade target?

    TEHRAN – Despite close political relations and geographical distance, U.S. sanctions on the Islamic Republic have prevented Iran-Pakistan's economic ties from realizing their full potential over the past decade, particularly because the Islamic Republic of Iran cannot access international banking.

  • gas 2022-03-02 13:30

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Gas transmission through West Asia’s biggest network hits new record high

    TEHRAN - Operating the largest natural gas network in West Asia, National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has been continuously expanding this network into the country’s most remote areas so that currently over 98 percent of the urban population, as well as 90 percent of the country’s rural population, have access to natural gas through this huge network.

  • Lavan 2022-01-30 13:56

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Lavan: a small island with huge potential

    TEHRAN – Located in southern Iran in the Persian Gulf waters, Lavan is a small island that has now become a major point of focus for the country’s oil and gas industry.

  • Syria 2021-12-07 17:14

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Syria, a huge capacity for Iranian construction, engineering services exports

    TEHRAN – Over the past few years and since the end of the war in Syria, Tehran, and Damascus have been taking major steps for expansion of mutual trade ties, and considering Syria’s efforts for reconstructing the country’s war-torn infrastructures, the construction sector has been one of the major areas that Iran has been focusing on for the expansion of ties with the Arab country.

  • power plant 2021-11-16 13:13

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran moving towards self-sufficiency in power plant equipment manufacturing

    TEHRAN – Over the past few years and especially since the re-imposition of the U.S. sanctions, strengthening domestic production and achieving self-reliance has become Iran’s major strategy in all areas.

  • SP 2021-10-25 14:21

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Output maintenance crisis: alarm bells ringing for world's top gas reserve

    TEHRAN – Holding nearly 18 percent of the global gas reserves, Iran is one of the most hydrocarbon-rich areas in the world, and the country’s giant South Pars gas field (which Iran shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf) is by far the world's largest natural gas field.

  • IRISL 2021-10-13 15:08

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iranian maritime industry: a great capacity to be tapped

    TEHRAN – Having one of the oldest and most prominent shipping lines in the region, Iran has been taking serious measures for developing its shipping industry over the past two decades; however external factors such as sanctions have been holding this industry down and preventing it from reaching its true potential.

  • power plant 2021-09-08 15:25

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    High-efficiency power plants to help Iran compensate for power shortage

    TEHRAN - Over the past decade, constant temperature rising and the significant decrease of rainfalls across Iran have put the country in a hard situation regarding electricity supply during peak consumption periods.

  • industry 2021-08-28 15:13

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Promoting domestic production in industry, mining sectors seriously pursued

    TEHRAN – Developing domestic production and cutting reliance on external sources for meeting the country’s needs have become one of the main priorities of the Iranian government over the past few years, and especially since the re-imposition of the U.S. sanctions in 2018.

  • oil 2021-08-10 13:36

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Oil industry taking big steps for promoting innovation, technology

    TEHRAN – As one of the major pillars of the Iranian economy, the oil industry has been evolving continuously over the past four decades and with the world stepping into the new era of technological advances the Iranian oil industry too has been taking new steps in this regard.

  • Goreh-jask 2021-07-26 15:16

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Opening new oil export pipeline, Iran takes new step toward energy independence

    TEHRAN – Earlier on Thursday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially ordered the inauguration of a strategic crude oil transfer project through which the country will bypass the Strait of Hurmuz and cut reliance on the chokepoint for its oil trades in the future.

  • mine 2021-07-05 12:50

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s plans for promoting mining sector bearing fruit

    TEHRAN - Having 68 different types of minerals, including the world’s largest copper, zinc and iron reserves, Iran is one of the top 10 mineral-rich countries across the globe. In this regard, the Iranian government has been seriously pursuing several programs for promoting the mining sector as a major contributor to the country’s economic growth.

  • NIOC 2021-06-22 14:41

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    NIOC pushing EOR projects in preparation for oil market return

    TEHRAN – As Vienna nuclear talks between Iran and world powers show signs of progress, the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is also getting prepared for boosting the country’s oil output to pre-sanction levels or even higher.

  • sme 2021-06-15 15:47

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Comprehensive plan underway for developing industrial parks, SMEs

    TEHRAN – Over the past two decades, the Iranian economy has been constantly faced with external deterrents like sanctions and political pressure, thus the country has been urged to push for a more resilient and independent economy.

  • election 2021-06-07 15:26

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s presidential election: private sector expectations and demands

    TEHRAN – Iran is on the verge of yet another political turning point as the current government incumbency gets closer to its end and seven new presidential candidates line up to try their luck for leading the next government.

  • electricity 2021-05-24 13:54

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Power outages in Iran, reasons & solutions

    TEHRAN – With the early arrival of the hot season across Iran, once again the issue of electricity shortage and systematic power outages has come under the spotlight. These days Iranians are left in the dark for several hours each day based on a pre-planned outage program implemented by the Energy Ministry.

  • trade zone 2021-05-15 13:24

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran taking big steps for development of free trade, special economic zones

    TEHRAN – Over the past two decades, free and special economic zones have played a significant role in Iran’s economy, and the Iranian government has been seriously pursuing a program for the development of the existing zones and establishing new ones.

  • Chabahar 2021-04-27 15:58

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran-China partnership to raise Chabahar port’s global status

    TEHRAN - As Iran's only oceanic port on the Gulf of Oman, Chabahar port holds great significance for the country both politically and economically. The country has taken serious measures for developing this port in order to improve the country’s maritime trade.

  • stock 2021-04-18 15:18

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    How can govt. really support stock market?

    TEHRAN - Unprecedented fluctuations in the Iranian stock market over the past few months have led shareholders, experts, and scholars to call for the government to increase its support for the market, some shareholders want the government to guarantee the return of their stocks, some believe providing infrastructure is the best way to help this market.

  • China 2021-04-13 12:19

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Lion-dragon alliance: a serious threat to U.S. influence in region

    TEHRAN – The signing of a 25-year cooperation document between Iran and China has become the subject of debate by many political and economic experts and scholars and even ordinary people all over Iran.

  • South Korea 2021-03-12 14:46

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Why S. Korea should release Iranian frozen funds?

    TEHRAN – Once one of Iran’s major oil buyers, South Korea has been holding back the release of several billions of dollars of Iranian oil money under the pressure from White House.

  • budget 2021-03-01 14:54

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Majlis continues reviewing details of next year’s budget bill

    TEHRAN – Every year after the government submits the draft of the national budget bill for the next year to the Iranian parliament (Majlis), the parliament’s budget review committee immediately begins assessing general outlines of the bill including the incomes and the expenses.

  • steel 2021-02-17 12:39

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Govt. interference in steel market counterproductive, says expert

    TEHRAN - As a major source of revenue for Iran, the country’s steel industry has been one of the main points of focus for the government’s strategic development plans over the past few years.

  • TSE 2021-01-26 15:22

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iranian capital market: a huge capacity in need of correction

    TEHRAN – Two years after the re-imposition of the U.S. sanction on Iran and at a time when the Trump Administration had started its maximum pressure policies to, as they claimed, paralyze the country’s economy, the Iranian government started implementing a strategy to cut reliance on oil and promote domestic production using internal capacities.

  • SP 2021-01-17 12:00

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Giant South Pars field secures Iran’s gas supply in winter

    TEHRAN – Steady production from Iran’s giant South Pars gas field, which the country shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf, has ensured uninterrupted and sustainable supply of natural gas across the country during the cold season.

  • dollar 2021-01-10 12:15

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Majlis decides to unify forex rates; is it a good thing?

    TEHRAN - The budget review committee of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) has recently voted in favor of changing the foreign currency exchange rate for the import of essential goods from 42,000 rials to 175,000 rials per dollar, suggesting that the prices of essential imports should be set in accordance with the exchange rate prevailing in the Forex Management Integrated System (locally known as NIMA).

  • trade 2021-01-05 12:16

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Armenia’s market a new opportunity for Iranian producers

    TEHRAN – During Armenia’s 44-day conflict with Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Turkey had heavily backed Azerbaijan, further deepening the historical conflict between the two neighbors.

  • gas export 2020-12-29 18:03

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Why has Iran suddenly reduced gas exports to Iraq?

    TEHRAN - Sharing a long border and an ancient cultural and religious heritage, Iran and Iraq have become strong economic and political allies since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003 and Iran has played a significant role in meeting the Arab country’s energy needs.

  • home appliances 2020-12-25 12:20

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    U.S. sanctions’ silver lining for Iranian home appliance industry

    TEHRAN – Although the U.S. sanctions have created major problems for the Iranian economy in many areas, for one particular industry they have been certainly “a blessing in disguise”, and that is the home appliance sector. The home appliance industry has flourished with the U.S. sanctions pushing foreign competitors out of the domestic market.