Ebrahim Fallahi


  • TSE Yesterday 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.

  • Goreh-jask 2020-12-19 13:43

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Goreh-Jask oil pipeline: a mega project that opens Indian Ocean gates to Iranian oil

    TEHRAN – Given Iran’s geopolitical position - being located at the heart of the world’s oil production center, that is West Asia, and intersecting the trade corridor between east and west- and considering the sanctions, and unjust pressures imposed by some world powers against the country; for more than a decade, the Islamic Republic has been following new strategies for diversifying its export routes in the country’s southern borders to nullify such pressures and reach its full economic potentials.

  • petchem 2020-12-14 13:46

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Indigenizing petchem catalysts to pave way for realizing surge in production

    TEHRAN – As the Iranian economy is moving away from reliance on external sources towards self-sufficiency, many of the country’s economic sectors including oil, gas and petrochemicals are taking serious measures for meeting their technological needs from domestic sources, and the petrochemical sector has been a pioneer in this regard.

  • Khaf-Herat 2020-12-11 14:05

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Khaf-Herat railway inaugurated

    TEHRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday officially inaugurated the strategic Khaf-Herat railway project in a video conference.

  • Salehi 2020-12-06 13:49

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    1400 budget bill: how realistic the draft is?

    TEHRAN – Like the previous years, this year too, the government submitted the administration’s draft of the national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year to Majlis earlier this month.

  • transport 2020-12-04 15:05

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Transport Ministry to get over $3.3b to accelerate development

    TEHRAN - In the past two decades, Iran’s transportation infrastructure has gone through a major transformation, and every year the country is advancing more in this area.

  • project 2020-11-27 13:50

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Oil, gas, petchem projects worth over $7.14b inaugurated in 3 provinces

    TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated three oil industry projects worth over 300 trillion rials (about $7.15 billion) in Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari, Khouzestan, and Boushehr provinces, Shana reported.

  • budget 2020/11/24

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    National budget bill: how much oil income is forecast?

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Planning and Budget Organization (PBO) has handed over the draft of the national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year (starts on March 21, 2021) to the government for review.

  • Afghanistan 2020-11-17 15:02

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran, Afghanistan join hands to broaden all-out ties

    TEHRAN – Having shared historical, cultural, political, and economic backgrounds, Iran and Afghanistan have been allies for many years and the strategic cooperation between the two countries has been broadened especially over the past two decades.

  • gasoline 2020-11-15 14:03

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s gasoline rationing scheme: from policy to practice

    TEHRAN – These days last year, Iranians were surprised by the sudden news of the implementation of a program for rationing gasoline and also the increase in the fuel prices.

  • railway 2020-11-10 13:15

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Plan for renovation of railway fleet strongly pursued

    TEHRAN - The development of the railway sector is one of the macro policies of the Iranian government as it has been emphasized by the general policies of the Sixth Five-Year National Development Plan (2016-2021).

  • desalination 2020-11-07 13:38

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Persian Gulf water transfer project inaugurated

    TEHRAN - In recent years, due to increasing water consumption for drinking, industrial and agricultural purposes and sometimes consecutive droughts, the central plateau of Iran has been experiencing severe water shortages, especially in big cities like Isfahan, Kerman, Yazd, and Hormozgan.

  • gasoline 2020-11-06 13:51

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Gasoline consumption falling significantly a year after rationing plan

    TEHRAN – Gasoline consumption in Iran has been decreasing significantly since the implementation of a rationing plan nearly a year ago.

  • industry 2020-10-31 11:46

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    $8b of import items on domestic production list

    TEHRAN- Strengthening domestic production has become a major focus of the Iranian government in the past few years, as the country is determined to nullify the U.S. sanction on its economy through boosting production to reach more and more self-reliance.

  • Hamid Hosseini 2020-10-27 12:44

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Promoting barter trade a great way of increasing exports

    TEHRAN – Iran plans to implement an oil-for-good barter trade program based on which the country’s capable private and government-owned export companies will be given oil to sell to potential buyers and import basic goods in return.

  • rooftop 2020-10-14 12:01

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    “Each rooftop a power plant” scheme to be implemented in Iran

    TEHRAN – Managing electricity consumption has become a hot topic in Iran’s Energy Ministry planning for the past few years, because during the peak consumption periods the consumption across the country surges to such unprecedented levels that the national grid struggles to meet the demand.

  • air taxi 2020-10-12 12:42

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran on the way toward developing general aviation

    TEHRAN – Having the oldest airline in West Asia and second oldest in Asia, Iran started developing its aviation industry nearly 80 years ago and this industry is still improving in the country, however, despite its long history general aviation (GA) in Iran has been almost completely neglected.

  • refinery 2020-10-04 11:59

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    ‘Oil refineries more than enough, focus on gas, petro-refineries’

    TEHRAN – Having abundant hydrocarbon resources, Iran has been strongly focusing on the development of its refining industry to reduce the reliance on the exports of crude oil.

  • gas 2020-09-30 11:53

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Indigenizing equipment a priority of Iranian gas industry

    TEHRAN - Despite the unjust U.S. sanctions, Iran has made considerable advances in science and technology in almost all areas during the past years, and as one of the main pillars of the country’s economy, the oil and gas industry have been at the top of the mentioned advancements.

  • Iran-Turkey 2020-09-28 11:33

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s share in Turkey’s future gas market

    TEHRAN – Iran, for long, has been one of the most important energy suppliers to Turkey, and the two countries already have a 25-year gas supply contract.

  • Malaysia 2020-09-26 14:18

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Tehran, Kuala Lumpur getting closer to sign PTA

    TEHRAN – After nearly four years of negotiations, Iran and Malaysia are getting closer to the signing of a long-awaited preferential trade agreement (PTA) which is expected to boost the trade between the two countries significantly.

  • mining 2020-09-25 14:31

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Share of mining sector in Iran’s non-oil trade getting bigger

    TEHRAN – In line with Iran’s major plans for distancing the country’s economy from oil and moving toward a resilient, oil-free economy, the mining sector has become one of the major areas of focus in recent years, since the country is one of the world’s top 10 mineral-rich countries where 68 types of minerals have been identified so far, including the world’s largest deposits of copper, zinc, and iron.

  • projects 2020/09/22

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s resilient economy priority projects yielding fruit in sanctions era

    TEHRAN – It has been years since Iran decided to pursue a “resilient economy” that is less dependent on oil, and more focused on developing other aspects like refining, petrochemicals and industry.

  • TCCIMA’s Vice Chairman of Trade Committee Abbas Argon 2020-09-20 16:26

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Govt., private sector collaborating to resolve commercial ID card issues

    TEHRAN – Boosting domestic production and improving foreign trade has become one of the major mottos that the Iranian government is promoting in recent years, an objective that came under the spotlight after The White House made it a goal to limit the Islamic Republic’s economic interactions with the world.

  • gas 2020-09-15 14:23

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Gas industry mobilized for sustained supply in winter

    TEHRAN – National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) and all its subsidiaries have been working in the past few months to ensure the sustained supply of gas during the cold season.