Mahnaz Abdi


  • NIMA 2019-05-29 20:59

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Integrated forex market to fill gaps created by NIMA

    In early July 2018, Iran launched Forex Management Integrated System, locally known as NIMA, to allow the exporters of non-oil commodities to sell their foreign currency earnings to importers of consumer products.

  • production 2019-05-25 22:29

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Producers to be more supported, encouraged

    The current Iranian calendar year of 1398 is named as the year of "Pickup in Production" by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.

  • CBI 2019-05-24 21:14

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    CBI’s new directive on re-injection of export income requires amendment

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

  • Minerals 2019-05-03 23:43

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Significant annual jump for minerals production, exports

    Iranian mining sector witnessed some prominent growth both in production and export during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2019).

  • IRENEX 2019-05-01 20:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    NIOC selling oil at IRENEX while U.S. tightening sanctions

    National Iranian Oil Company sold 70,000 barrels of heavy crude oil at Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) for the first time on Tuesday.

  • Stock market 2019-04-12 21:28

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    A year with positive performance for Iranian exchange markets

    Based on the already released reports and data, Iran’s exchange markets witnessed fruitful performances and results in the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended on March 20, 2019).

  • Financial Instruments 2019-03-06 17:19

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iranian capital market to experience new financial instruments

    Applying new financial instruments in Iranian capital market has been a significant approach that Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) has adopted over the recent years to expand this market through availability of variable methods of financing.

  • Oil exploration projects 2019-02-25 20:26

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Oil exploration projects to be handed over to private companies

    Based on a memorandum of understanding signed on Sunday evening, National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) handed over an oil exploration project to a private company for the first time.

  • TSE 2019-01-23 21:27

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    TSE worth of trades up 62% since last March

    TEHRAN- The value of trades at Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) has risen 62 percent to 6.2 quadrillion rials (about $147.6 billion) from 3.8 quadrillion rials (about $90.9 billion) since the beginning of current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2018), TSE Head Ali Sahraei announced in a press conference on Wednesday.

  • Hassan Montazer Torbati 2019-01-12 21:29

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s daily gas output hits 800mcm: NIGC managing director

    TEHRAN- In a press conference on Saturday, the managing director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) announced that daily production of gas in the country has reached 800 million cubic meters (mcm).

  • Morteza Bank 2019-01-07 21:55

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    International bourse in free zones under discussion

    In an interview conducted by IRNA on Monday, the Secretary of Iran’s Free Zones High Council Morteza Bank announced that the council has submitted the draft bill on establishment of international bourse in the country’s free zones to the economic committee of the parliament and this committee is investigating the draft which will be then proposed to the cabinet.

  • Meshkinfam 2018-12-22 20:10

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    ‘South Pars development phases to be complete by March 2020’

    TEHRAN- All development phases of Iran’s South Pars gas field, except for phase 11, will be completed by the end of the next Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020), Mohammad Meshkinfam, the managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), announced in a press conference on Saturday.

  • Non-oil 2018-12-14 22:20

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Sanctions an opportunity to enhance non-oil exports

    TEHRAN- Under the condition when the U.S. unilateral sanctions on Iran’s economy has reduced the country’s main source of income i.e. crude oil exports, Iran can turn the sanctions into an opportunity to enhance its non-oil exports as a reliable source of income.

  • Iran’s 20th International Maritime and Offshore Technologies Exhibition (IRANIMEX 2018) 2018-11-13 21:40

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Kish Island to host Iran’s intl. maritime exhibit in mid-Dec.

    TEHRAN- Iran’s 20th International Maritime and Offshore Technologies Exhibition (IRANIMEX 2018) is planned to be held on Kish Island in south of the country from December 17 to 19.

  • Iran Air 2018-11-04 21:09

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran Air in negotiations with non-European airplane manufacturers

    TEHRAN- Iran Air, Iran’s national flag carrier, has started negotiations with the non-European manufacturers of airplanes in line with renovation of its fleet, Farzaneh Sharafbafi, the managing director of the airline, announced on Sunday.

  • IRENEX 2018-10-19 22:38

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Debate over offering crude oil at IRENEX to tackle sanctions

    The issue of offering crude oil in the stock market of Iran dates back to the Iranian calendar year of 1379 (March 2000-March 2001). Since then it has come on the table several times but was never materialized.

  • Private sector 2018-09-29 21:21

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Private sector suggesting approaches to counter sanctions

    The U.S.’s withdrawal from Iran’s nuclear deal and imposing fresh sanctions on the country has put Iran in a new economic condition and under the new condition the role that private sector can play to tackle the sanctions has come under the spotlight.

  • Iranian products 2018-07-18 10:04

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    IME laying a proper ground to support Iranian products

    The current Iranian calendar year has been named as the year of ‘support for Iranian products’ by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

  • Shariatmadari 2018-06-30 18:54

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Lower end price main target in production: industry min.

    “Our main target in the field of production is reducing the end price of products in the current year, which is the year of Support for Iranian Products”, Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari announced in a press conference on Saturday.

  • index 2018-06-17 22:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    TSE index hit a 50-year record high of 102,000 points

    TEHRAN - Players in Iran’s capital market witnessed a historical record in growth of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)’s main index (TEDPIX) which gained 3,306 points to hit 102,452 points on Sunday, something unprecedented in the 50-year history of the country’s stock market.

  • Iran-EU 2018-05-21 20:17

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s European trade partners’ supportive steps to tackle U.S. sanctions

    On May 8, Donald Trump officially pulled the United States out of Iran’s nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA, which was implemented in January 2016.

  • Private sector 2018-04-30 11:39

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Private sector invigorating Iran’s post-sanction economy

    Years of economic sanctions against Iran had caused great hardship for the country’s foreign trade, making Iranian traders faced with many barriers and dashing foreign traders’ hopes of business activity in Iran.

  • PMO 2018-04-24 20:36

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    PMO supporting private sector in ports development

    In a bid to bolster its foreign trade and also elevate its transit status, Iran has some projects underway to develop its ports which are located in north and south of the country.

  • Rise 2018-04-23 20:38

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iranian chambers of commerce stimulating entrepreneurship throughout country

    Entrepreneurship has come under the spotlight in many countries over the past decades and it has prompted the governments to adopt some new policies for promotion of entrepreneurship in their societies.

  • Riyal Curreccy 2018-04-20 19:37

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Tehran, Ankara moving to dump dollar in trade

    Iran’s financial system has intensified its efforts to establish ties with a number of countries based on the national currencies, as the U.S. sanctions against the country have complicated transactions in dollars.

  • Rastad 2018-04-18 18:34

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    PMO to reduce port, maritime tariffs noticeably in current year

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) will reduce tariffs on maritime and port activities significantly in the current Iranian calendar year (begins on March 21), the organization’s managing director, Mohammad Rastad, announced in a press conference on Wednesday.

  • transportation 2018-04-07 20:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    A year with more private sector’s contribution to transportation

    Transportation development is one of the most significant necessities for economic growth and improvement of public welfare.

  • Iran stock market 2018-04-02 20:37

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    First-ever achievements of Iran stock market

    The Iranian stock market has witnessed some first-ever successful experiences in the current Iranian calendar year, ending March 20, both in national and international transactions and also in terms of science and training.

  • Transit 2018-03-14 09:57

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Rising transit of goods via Iran to continue in upcoming year

    The figures released by Iran’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization (RMTO) show that over 8.5 million tons of commodities have been transited via Iran during the 11-month period ended on February 19.

  • Persian Gulf Star 2018-03-04 21:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Persian Gulf Star Refinery to make Iran a gasoline exporter

    Iran’s Persian Gulf Star Refinery in the southern province of Hormozgan is the first of its kind designed based on gas condensate feedstock recovered from South Pars gas field which Iran shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf.