Mahnaz Abdi


  • Ports 2021-05-08 16:18

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Maritime sector to realize ‘supporting production, eliminating obstacles’

    Based on the latest statistics, over 80 percent of cargo transportation in the world is conducted through sea, which highlights the significance of maritime transportation.

  • tire production 2021-04-24 14:02

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Tire production industry materializes slogan of ‘Surge in Production’

    In a bid to nullify the U.S. sanctions, Iran is determined to strengthen its domestic production to achieve self-reliance.

  • gas supply 2021-04-12 16:59

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Gas supply noticeably successful during winter

    TEHRAN- Despite the unprecedented increase in natural gas consumption in the country, the gas industry was able to register a record high in terms of gas supplying during the peak consumption period in winter.

  • refinery 2021-04-11 14:46

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran records great annual performance in oil refining, distributing

    While the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20) was a difficult time for Iran’s oil sector, which is the country’s major source of income, some great performance was witnessed in terms of refining and distribution of oil and oil products.

  • Industry 2021-03-14 12:01

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Industrial growth achieved despite sanctions, pandemic

    TEHRAN- The U.S. sanctions have targeted Iran’s all aspects of economy and industry, but the “self-reliance” approach that the Islamic Republic has taken to nullify the sanctions has proved that nothing can impede Iran from progress.

  • scrapping 2021-02-28 16:51

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Car scrapping industry dormant; scrap imported

    TEHRAN- It’s a couple of years that Iran has launched a car scrappage scheme, mainly aimed at reducing air pollution, especially in the capital Tehran.

  • sponge iron 2021-02-14 12:29

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s sponge iron production leap outstanding

    TEHRAN- While Iran is fighting the U.S. severe sanctions on its economy, and the country’s different industrial and economic sectors have been affected by the limitations and difficulties caused by the sanctions condition, the country’s mining sector is moving forward noticeably, overcoming such barriers.

  • Mining 2021-02-07 12:36

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    “Domestic Production” materialized in mining sector

    This month last year, the previous head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO), which is the country’s major state-owned holding active in the mining sector, announced the organization’s top 10 targets to be followed up through some programs for domestic production of parts and equipment used in the mining sector as well as indigenizing required technology of this sector.

  • production units 2021-01-22 14:54

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Lack of liquidity a main hurdle for production units

    In early July last year, the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) instructed the country’s banking network the regulations on financing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with the aim of smoothing the path of national production and supporting enterprises in order to fulfill the slogan of the current Iranian calendar year (March 2020-March 2021), which is “Surge in Production”, through directing society's liquidity to productive sectors and financing domestic production units, as well as providing the required working capital for the enterprises.

  • copper cathode 2021-01-11 11:41

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s copper cathode production, export significantly rising

    TEHRAN- The periodical reports and statistics indicate that Iran’s metals sector is progressing both in terms of production and export despite the limitations imposed by the U.S. sanctions.

  • tax 2021-01-09 15:32

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Increasing tax income in budget bill not logical in current condition

    Iran’s national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year 1400 (starts on March 21), whose draft was submitted to the parliament on December 2, 2020, has predicted a tax income of 2.47 quadrillion rials (about $58.809 billion), rising from 1.95 quadrillion rials (about $46.42 billion) envisaged in the present year’s budget.

  • ETF 2021-01-04 13:42

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Government's ETF approach still under debate

    According to Note 2 of the budget law of the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 20, 2020), the government is allowed to offer and sell its remaining shares in the state-owned companies in the usual way or through the exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

  • Mohammadi 2020-12-27 16:50

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    NPC’s 30 strategic projects to diversify products noticeably

    TEHRAN- The managing director of Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) said that a fourth step has been defined for the development of Iran’s petrochemical industry, in which the basket of petrochemical products will be noticeably diversified through 30 strategic projects.

  • steel 2020-12-26 16:01

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s steel production, export not affected by sanctions

    While the U.S. sanctions has targeted Iran’s metal sector besides its oil industry, the periodical reports released both by the international and domestic sources show that Iranian steel industry has not been affected by the sanctions, while it has also been booming.

  • Industrial parks 2020-12-21 14:30

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Industrial units’ activities being developed to promote production

    TEHRAN- Iran’s industrial parks play a significant role in making the country independent through boosting production, which is a major strategy of Iran to combat the U.S. sanctions.

  • car on stock market 2020/12/02

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Organizing automotive industry through offering cars in commodity exchange

    In recent months, the price of cars in the free market has become significantly different from the factory price.

  • solar energy 2020-11-27 14:05

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Solar energy to tackle electricity shortage in remote rural areas

    The limitation and difficulty in the way of supplying electricity to the remote rural areas which are hard to reach has been always one of the major challenges in the sustainable development of villages.

  • Anzali Free Zone 2020-11-25 16:46

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Anzali Free Zone development necessary to expand trade with EAEU

    TEHRAN- Located in Gilan Province, north of Iran, Anzali Free Trade-Industrial Zone is the sole free zone in the southern part of the Caspian Sea with an area of 9,400 hectares and 40 kilometers shoreline.

  • capital ganis tax 2020/11/21

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Capital gains tax still under debate

    The recent shift of liquidity from production to the unproductive markets in Iran has caused high inflation and damage to some industries in the country.

  • Iran-Pakistan 2020-11-20 17:22

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Expansion of trade ties with Pakistan a priority

    TEHRAN- Pakistan has a relatively large consumer market with a population of over 200 million.

  • technical-engineering services 2020/11/18

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    High capacities available to boost technical, engineering services export

    Iran’s policy of increasing non-oil exports as a strong strategy to nullify the U.S. sanctions is not limited just to the products, while the country is also determined to expand the export of technical and engineering services.

  • PGSR 2020-11-14 15:44

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Construction of PGSR a big step to nullify sanctions

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

  • sweets and chocolates 2020-11-09 12:02

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Sweets, chocolates export of $1b targeted, but production faces challenges

    The confectionery and chocolate industry is one of the oldest food industries in Iran, and it is now the second-largest exporter in the country's food sector after the dairy industry.

  • exports 2020-11-08 11:35

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Neighboring countries hold 60% share of Iran’s non-oil exports

    TEHRAN- Combatting the U.S. sanctions on its oil exports, Iran is determined to boost the export of non-oil products, and has defined a number of strategies to materialize this target.

  • rural development 2020-11-06 13:17

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Rural development, a major priority of government

    Villages are often mentioned as some keys to the development of countries, and the allocation of a proper amount of budget to rural development always brings fruitful economic results.

  • NIDC 2020-11-03 12:41

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    NIDC indigenizes know-how for manufacturing highly-used parts

    After the U.S. reimpostion of sanctions against Iran, indigenizing the know-how for the manufacturing of the parts and equipment applied in different industrial sectors is one of the major strategies that the Islamic Republic has been strongly following up to reach self-reliance and nullify the sanctions.

  • constructional materials 2020-10-30 15:31

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran planning to boost construction materials export to Africa

    Africa with over 50 countries has been experiencing some partial stability over the past years, which has led to elevating the infrastructures and increasing economic activities in this large continent.

  • NIDC 2020-10-27 09:59

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Fruitful co-op between NIDC, contractors expedites digging operation

    TEHRAN- National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) dug and completed the digging operation of 72 oil and gas wells during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-October 21).

  • TCCIMA 2020-10-26 13:12

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    TCCIMA holding business forums online during coronavirus pandemic

    TEHRAN- Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (TCCIMA), which used to hold business forums between Iran and other countries regularly, has not stopped such activity during the coronavirus pandemic, while the chamber is holding such events online.

  • copper concentrate 2020-10-20 14:20

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Copper concentrate production hits record high in H1

    TEHRAN- Production of copper concentrate in Iran stood at 599,624 tons during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21).