Mahnaz Abdi


  • Startups 2020-06-30 17:02

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Capital market, a financing platform for startups

    Creative manpower is the pillar of a knowledge-based economy and an economy with a high capacity for job creation, so it is considered the most valuable asset of a country and should be paid high attention.

  • Qalibaf-Asl 2020-06-22 18:23

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Capital market absorbs $12b in a quarter

    TEHRAN- The amount of liquidity absorbed by Iran’s capital market has reached 500 trillion rials (about $12 billion) during the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-June 20), the head of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) announced.

  • Saeed Zarandi 2020-06-20 14:04

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Annual industrial growth of 2.1% achieved despite limitations

    TEHRAN- Iran’s industry sector experienced a 2.1-percent growth during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19) as the country managed to support and empower domestic production, Saeed Zarandi, the deputy industry, mining and trade minister for planning, said in a press conference on Saturday.

  • TSE 2020-06-20 10:15

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    TSE's number of stock traders up 467%

    TEHRAN- The managing director of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) announced that the number of stock traders in this exchange, which was averagely 150 per day at the beginning of the past Iranian calendar year (March 2019) has already risen to 850, which indicates a 467-percent growth.

  • FTZ 2020-06-19 16:58

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s FTZs development continues despite sanctions

    Considering the important role that the free trade zones (FTZs) play in promoting the country’s export and employment, Iran is seriously pursuing development of its existing FTZs and establishment of new zones as well.

  • Petchem 2020-06-12 13:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Petchem sector’s leap and realization of ‘Surge in Production’

    TEHRAN- Petrochemical industry plays a crucial role in Iran’s non-oil economy, as the petrochemical export is the second largest source of revenue for the country after crude oil. Petrochemical exports already constitute nearly 33 percent of the country’s non-oil exports.

  • TSE 2020-06-10 17:23

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Stock market, a ground for materializing ‘Surge in Production’

    TEHRAN- The current Iranian calendar year (began on March 20) is named the year of “Surge in Production”, indicating that many endeavors should be made in all sectors for realizing a jump in the country’s production status.

  • small mines 2020-05-25 17:07

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Reviving small mines, a big step toward ‘Surge in Production’

    Reviving the small mines was one of the major plans that Iran’s mining sector was seriously pursuing in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19), which was named the year of “Pickup in Production”.

  • NIOPDC 2020-05-13 18:34

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    CNG plan to reduce daily gasoline consumption by 12m liters

    In mid-November 2019, the Iranian government started rationing of subsidized gasoline and increased fuel prices as part of a plan to reduce the energy subsides to use the revenue for supporting underprivileged families.

  • Iran Economy 2020-05-03 17:19

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Tehran Times goes big on economy

    TEHRAN- Since its establishment in May of 1979, the Tehran Times, as Iran’s leading English-language newspaper, has been playing a significant role in the national economic development.

  • TSE 2020-05-02 18:31

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    TSE passes a year of prosperity, now experiencing higher boom

    TEHRAN- Stock market in a country is somehow considered as the economic thermometer of that country.

  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2020-05-01 15:41

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Opposition to IMF’s financial aid for Iran, an indication of U.S. unilateralism: expert

    TEHRAN- Like most of the countries around the world, Iran is fighting coronavirus pandemic and it has made the country facing some economic difficulties and limitations.

  • IMF 2020-04-24 17:16

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    IMF’s political approach toward Iran’s request casts doubt on its impartiality

    Fighting the coronavirus outbreak in the country, Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for emergency loan to help it contain the pandemic.

  • stock 2020-04-12 16:42

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    More gains for stock market

    TEHRAN- Past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19) witnessed a very fruitful performance for the country’s stock market.

  • Privatization 2020-04-11 17:14

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Privatization to materialize ‘Surge in Production’

    TEHRAN- The current Iranian calendar year (began on March 20) is named the year of “Surge in Production” by the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.

  • steel 2020-02-29 17:09

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Sanctions not to impede Iranian steel sector’s upward trend

    Although in early May last year, the U.S. imposed new sanctions on Iran targeting the country’s metals sector, the report released by World Steel Association (WSA) and also Iranian organizations indicate that not only did not the new round of sanctions hinder Iranian steel sector, this industry has preserved its growth trend as well.

  • auto industry 2020-02-22 17:12

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Knowledge-based companies to help car industry nullify sanctions

    While Iran is considering knowledge-based economy a strong tool to compensate for the losses caused by the sanctions, the country is seriously supporting knowledge-based companies and startups, also cementing relationship between domestic universities and industry sector.

  • Halal Market 2020-02-17 16:33

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran should go big on Halal industry

    Halal food has become a lucrative business in the global economy over the recent years and as announced by the World Halal Council (WHC) this industry is globally worth over $2.5 trillion.

  • Iran-India 2020-02-14 13:52

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran, India negotiating more on PTA

    TEHRAN- Iran and India held a new round of negotiations on signing a preferential trade agreement (PTA) between the two sides, in Tehran on Wednesday and Thursday.

  • stock market 2020-02-08 12:19

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Institutionalization seriously pursued in Iran’s stock market

    TEHRAN- Stock market in Iran has been developing more and more in recent years and the space of its expansion has been outstandingly huge over the past months as it’s been attracting many investors luring them away from the parallel markets of gold, forex, and real estate.

  • EAEU 2020-02-03 16:54

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    FTA with EAEU, a turning point for Iran’s trade

    After several years of negotiations, Iran and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) finally reached a free trade agreement (FTA) in 2018 based on which about 862 commodity items are subject to preferential tariffs.

  • Hadavi 2020-01-21 13:41

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Tavaniran match-making system to strengthen domestic production

    TEHRAN- During a press conference on Tuesday, Domestic Production Center of Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade unveiled “Tavaniran system”, which is aimed at invigorate and strengthen domestic production through strong match-making between producers of Iranian products and the consumers inside the country.

  • trade office 2020-01-19 16:50

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Trade centers in regional countries to spur non-oil exports

    Reimposition of the U.S. sanctions on Iranian economy has led the Islamic Republic to reduce its dependence on oil revenues and elevate its other sources of income instead; while increasing non-oil exports has come as the most significant approach in this regard.

  • exhibition 2020-01-07 16:45

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Commercial profit tax exemption for imported machinery showcased in exhibits

    TEHRAN- Iranian cabinet has approved the proposal submitted by Iran International Exhibitions Company to exempt commercial profit tax for the machinery which are imported to be showcased in the exhibitions inside the country, the managing director of the company announced.

  • Iran-Italy 2019-12-29 17:57

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Italians persistently willing to preserve trade with Iran under sanctions

    TEHRAN- Although the U.S. renewed sanctions against Iranian economy are preventing Iran’s European trade partners to do business with the Islamic Republic, Italian traders and businessmen seem strongly determined to preserve their trade ties with Iran.

  • Budget bill 2019-12-24 17:21

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Private sector dissatisfied with national budget bill

    On December 8, President Hassan Rouhani submitted the administration’s draft of the national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year 1399 to the Majlis.

  • IRICA 2019-12-16 14:00

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    IRICA taking more steps to facilitate imports, combat sanctions

    TEHRAN- Since the U.S. re-imposition of sanctions against Iran’s economy, Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) has been taking various measures to facilitate customs process both for exports and imports of the commodities to reduce the effect of sanctions.

  • Steel 2019-12-04 17:20

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Indigenizing modern technology in steel sector nullifies sanctions

    While the U.S. unilateral sanctions on Iran in recent years have upset the Iranian industry in some sectors, the statistics indicate that the minerals sector has not been affected by the sanctions, while it’s been also improved.

  • Iran Grain Conference 2019 2019-11-30 14:14

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran Grain Conference to host 70 renowned foreign companies

    TEHRAN- Iranian capital city Tehran will host 70 renowned foreign companies during a large international conference on grains, oilseeds and related industries during December 2 and 3 at Espinas Palace Hotel.

  • iron ore 2019-11-18 17:12

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Imposing duty on exports of iron ore a right decision?

    In a bid to prevent the exports of unprocessed minerals, creating more value added and meeting the requirements of domestic producers for the raw materials, Iran has levied a 25-percent duty on the exports of raw minerals (specially iron ore) since September 23.