Mahnaz Abdi


  • Mining 2020-09-20 16:29

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    IMIDRO seeking modern technology through co-op with universities

    TEHRAN- Iran’s determination for strengthening domestic production requires enjoying modern technology and knowledge, which has put all related organizations in the way of achieving high technology.

  • Imam Khomeini Port 2020-09-19 14:34

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Development projects properly underway at Imam Khomeini Port

    TEHRAN- Imam Khomeini Port is a seaport at the northwestern end of the Persian Gulf near Ahvaz, the center of Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province.

  • small mines 2020-09-16 14:50

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Reviving small mines plays significant role in job creation

    The plan for reviving small mines in Iran was first launched by Iran Mine House in early 2018 in the framework of some agreements with the mining associations and companies.

  • saffron 2020-09-16 14:19

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Promoting Iranian saffron in global markets a major plan of TPO

    TEHRAN- Given the importance of saffron as one of the country’s major export items, the promotion of Iranian saffron status in the global market is one of the main issues followed up by Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO).

  • industrial parks 2020/09/14

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Creating necessary infrastructure in industrial parks on agenda

    Strengthening domestic production to achieve self-reliance is the most important program that Iran is following up in its industry sector in a bid to nullify the effects of the U.S. sanctions on its economy.

  • rail 2020-09-12 17:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    ‘National Rail’ a big step toward railway transport development

    TEHRAN- It was six years ago in the Iranian calendar year 1393 (March 2014-March 2015), when for the first time Iran took a step for domestic production of rail tracks.

  • greenhouse 2020-09-09 17:10

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Development of greenhouses to promote Iran’s agriculture, economy

    While the agriculture sector plays a significant role in the promotion of the Iranian economy, drought in recent years has prevented this sector from being developed as expected.

  • dairy exports 2020-09-06 17:17

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Dairy export a privilege for Iran to boost regional trade

    Iran, which used to be a big importer of dairy products, has now become an exporter of these products, especially to the regional markets.

  • Tehran 2020-09-02 14:49

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Tehraners facing non-stop rising of housing prices

    TEHRAN- According to a recent report released by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the housing price in Tehran city has risen 10.5 percent in Mordad, which is the fifth month of the Iranian calendar year (July 22-August 21), from its previous month.

  • TSE 2020/08/25

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Factors contributing to recent falling trend in stock market

    Iranian capital market, which had been unprecedentedly experiencing growth over the recent months, has been witnessing a falling trend over the past two weeks.

  • TSE 2020-08-17 17:16

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Growth comes back to stock market, government’s support still needed

    TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), which is Iran’s major stock exchange, experienced a slight growth on Monday, after dropping for a couple of days. Gaining 2,000 points, the index closed the Monday trades at 1.815 million points.

  • Tehran Times shines at Bourse & Media festival 2020-08-17 11:54

    Tehran Times shines at Bourse & Media festival

    Mahnaz Abdi, the economic editor of the Tehran Times, won the third place at the fourth national Bourse & Media Festival, which was held online on Sunday.

  • oil at bourse 2020/08/11

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Oil bonds seen to make ‘economic breakthrough’

    TEHRAN- Last week, President Hassan Rouhani announced that the heads of the three branches of the government, namely the executive, legislative and judicial powers, would make decision on a plan that would bring about an “economic breakthrough” for the country.

  • TEDPIX 2020-08-02 16:28

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    TEDPIX hits record high of 2m points

    Iranian stock market, which has been experiencing some unprecedented growth in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19), and also during the present year, registered a new record high on Sunday.

  • 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.