• Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Deputy Minister Pouya Mahmoudian (front R) visits a crafts workshop in the village of Khorashad, northeast Iran, December 31, 2019. 2020-01-01 19:01

    Iran exports $146m of handicrafts since March

    TEHRAN – Handicraft exports from Iran reached $146 million since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2019), deputy tourism minister said on Tuesday.

  • Tire 2019-12-25 17:08

    Heavy vehicles tire imports at 3m in H1

    TEHRAN- Iran imported three million tires of heavy vehicles during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), IRIB quoted Mohammadreza Ganji, the head of Iranian Tire Industry Association, as saying on Tuesday.

  • medicine 2019-07-02 22:10

    Iranian medicines fill the need to foreign products

    TEHRAN- The homegrown medicine can meet the shortage of foreign products, said the acting director of the Iranian Food and Drug Administration (IFDA). 

  • dietary supplements 2019-04-17 11:39

    Dietary supplement imports cut in half

    TEHRAN- Imports of dietary supplements decreased by 50% in the last Iranian [calendar] year (ended on March 20) compared to its previous year, announced the head of the natural products and food supplementary department at Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 

  • world health organization 2019-02-27 10:09

    WHO set to help Iran in supplying medical devices

    TEHRAN- World Health Organization (WHO) has established a separate team for providing Iran healthcare system with required medical devices. 

  • medicine 2019-02-27 10:08

    120 new homegrown medicines on Iran market

    TEHRAN- 120 homegrown medicines have come onto Iran’s market over the past 12 months, despite U.S. sanctions against the country, announced the director of the Iranian Food and Drug Administration (IFDA). 

  • export and import 2019-01-26 22:56

    Health products must have IRC as of February 20

    TEHRAN- All imported and exported health products must have Iran registration code (IRC) as of February 20, announced the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA). 

  • milk powder 2019-01-11 20:13

    Imports of milk powder permitted temporarily

    TEHRAN- The Iranian agriculture minister announced that imports of milk powder is allowed temporarily for processing and re-exporting the product, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday.

  • imports 2018-11-05 20:10

    South Korea receives waiver on Iranian crude oil imports

    TEHRAN - South Korea has received a waiver from the U.S. to continue importing Iranian crude oil, Bloomberg reported quoting a South Korean government official as saying on Monday.

  • iran europe 2018-08-17 18:06

    EU’s imports from Iran boost 23% in H1 on year

    TEHRAN- Exports of Iranian goods to the European Union countries hit €6.11 billion in the first half of 2018, increasing 23 percent in comparison with the same time in the preceding year, European Commission press release database has reported.

  • medical equipment 2018-07-23 10:13

    $1b allocated for medicine, medical equipment imports in 4 months

    TEHRAN – Since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), some $1 billion has been allocated for importing medicine and medical equipment into the country, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

  • اشتغال روستایی گردشگری  صنایع دستی 2018-07-19 11:07

    Iran bans imports of foreign handicrafts

    TEHRAN – Iran has banned the import of foreign-made handicrafts in a bid to push up sales of domestically-made counterparts.

  • Iraj Harirchi 2018-05-09 14:51

    ‘Pharmaceutical industry unfazed by U.S. withdrawal of nuclear deal’

    TEHRAN — Given Iran’s low volume of imports in pharmaceutical and medical equipment industry, the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal won’t affect the industry, the Ministry of Health spokesman said on Wednesday.

  • dollar 2018-04-21 19:45

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Currency rate policies & foreign trade

    Iranian government, as top officials have announced, is on the process of renovating its foreign currency system via managing domestic foreign currency market, reigning the currency rates, improving cooperation with exchange shops, and reinforcing exports.

  • container-goods 2017-05-31 13:55

    Import of containerized goods to Iranian ports up 40% in 2 months

    TEHRAN – Imports of containerized goods to Iranian ports increased by 40 percent in the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21- May 21, 2017) compared to the same period last year, IRNA quoted an official as saying.

  • واردات 2017-05-02 09:28

    Candidates decry unbridled imports as major affliction

    TEHRAN – Two presidential candidates in separate statements on Monday voiced concern over unbridled import of goods into Iran as the root cause of many economic problems.

  • Turkey 2017-04-08 09:03

    Turkey’s imports from Iran doubled in 2 months

    TEHRAN- Exports of Iranian goods to Turkey doubled in January and February 2017 and reached $1.15 billion, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • trade 2017-04-08 01:53

    Iran’s trade balance with U.S. positive in Jan., Feb. 2017

    TEHRAN- According to the latest report of American Statistical Association (ASA), Iran-U.S. trade balance tipped in favor of Iran during January and February 2017, due to the sharp fall of the U.S.’ exports to the Islamic Republic.

  • Trade 2017-04-02 20:48

    Non-oil trade hits $87.6b, up 4.3% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Iran’s non-oil trade reached $87.646 billion in the past Iranian calendar year (March 2016-March 2017), an increase of 4.34 percent compared to its preceding year.

  • exports 2017-03-09 09:46

    Iran’s exports to U.S. stand at $5.6m in Jan.

    TEHRAN- According to the latest report of American Statistical Association (ASA), Iran exported $5.6 million of goods to the U.S. in January 2017.

  • Essar oil 2017-02-19 10:03

    Indian Essar Oil’s import of Iranian crude up 56% in 10 months

    TEHRAN- Imports of oil from Iran by Essar Oil Company of India rose 56 percent to stand at about 175,600 barrels per day (bpd) in the first ten months of the contract year beginning on April 1.

  • Iran-US 2017-02-10 21:16

    Iran-U.S. trade at $258m in 2016

    TEHRAN- Registering an 11-percent drop in comparison with the preceding year, Iran-U.S. trade in 2016 stood at $258 million.

  • EDBI 2017-02-05 09:31

    Iran to open 2 credit lines in S. Korea, Turkey

    TEHRAN- Iran plans to open two credit lines in South Korea’s Exim Bank and a bank in Turkey in near future, worth €175 million, to back imports from the named countries, IRNA quoted the managing director of Export Development Bank of Iran (EDBI) on Saturday.

  • Iran-EU 2017-01-06 17:52

    Iran-EU trade up 66% in 10 months: Eurostat

    TEHRAN - The European Union’s trade with Iran amounted to €10.3 billion in the first 10 months of 2016, a 66 percent rise year on year, based on the latest figures released by the European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat.

  • Iraj harirchi 2016-11-08 18:02

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Tapping export markets can balance Iran’s pharmaceutical industry: health official

    TEHRAN — Finding new overseas markets can create a balance between exports and imports of pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, the deputy health minister, Iraj Harirchi, said on Monday.

  • HJ1.China Trade.jpg 2016-10-26 09:11

    Iran-China trade at above $22b in 9 months: report

    TEHRAN - China’s trade with Iran stood at $22.12 billion in the first three quarters of 2016, Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • HJ3.jpg 2016-10-08 09:24

    Iran exports above $58m of goods to U.S. in 8 months

    TEHRAN- According to the latest data released by the American Statistical Association (ASA), the Islamic Republic of Iran has exported $58.5 million of goods to the United States in the first eight months of 2016, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday.