small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

Total:27

  • SME 2020-02-23 14:49

    Over $7b of loans paid to SMEs, semi-finished projects in 10 months

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade announced that in the first 10 months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2019-January 20, 2020), some 299.9 trillion rials (over $7.1 billion) worth of bank loans have been paid to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and semi-finished industrial projects with an over 60 percent physical progress.

  • SME 2019-12-10 17:30

    Exports of Iranian SMEs at $1.5b in Mar.-Nov.

    TEHRAN - Iranian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) exported $1.5 billion worth of commodities in the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 23), IRNA reported, quoting an official with Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO).

  • SME 2019-12-10 14:03

    ISIPO to revive 1400 idle production units by March 2020

    TEHRAN – Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO) plans to revive 1400 idle production units by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19, 2020), IRNA reported on Monday, quoting a deputy with ISIPO.

  • Iran-China 2019-11-17 16:39

    Iranian, Chinese private sectors stress co-op of SMEs

    TEHRAN – A trade delegation from Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) attended a meeting with representatives of Shanghai International Cooperation Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), wherein the two sides stressed expansion of cooperation between their SMEs.

  • SME 2019-10-01 21:46

    Over $6b of loans paid to SMEs in 5 months

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade announced that in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), some 264.943 trillion rials (nearly $6.3 billion) worth of bank loans have been offered to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to complete semi-finished projects with an over 60 percent physical progress.

  • Salehinia 2019-09-04 21:36

    Exports from small industrial units up 15% in 5 months on year

    TEHRAN- The value of exports from Iranian small-sized industrial units has increase 15 percent during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22) compared to the figure of the same period of time in the past year, IRNA reported, quoting Mohsen Salehinia, the deputy industry minister, as saying on Wednesday.

  • دیدار رئیس‌جمهور و اعضای هیأت دولت با رهبر معظم انقلاب 2019-08-21 17:11

    Leader: The Kashmir wound is British legacy

    Ayatollah Khamenei says easily-gained oil money has been a ‘great calamity’

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the current tension in Kashmir is a “wound” left by “malicious acts” of Britain when it was forced to leave the Indian subcontinent in 1947.

  • SME 2019-08-14 00:01

    Over 800 production units start operation in industrial parks

    TEHRAN – Some 820 new production units went operational in industrial parks across the country during the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21–June 21), IRIB reported, quoting deputy director of the Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO) as saying.

  • Salehinia 2019-08-10 17:39

    1,100 Iranian SMEs exporting domestic products to global markets

    TEHRAN – More than 33,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are currently active in Iran of which 1,100 are exporting their products and services to foreign destinations, head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO) announced.

  • salehinia 2019-04-30 21:09

    Over $857m of loans to be offered to industrial units

    TEHRAN- Iranian deputy industry minister said that 360 trillion rials (about $857.1 million) of facilities will be granted to the industrial units in the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) in the framework of production flourishing plan, IRNA reported.

  • ‘Many S. Korean SMEs in bankruptcy over U.S. Iran sanctions’ 2019-04-14 20:05

    ‘Many S. Korean SMEs in bankruptcy over U.S. Iran sanctions’

    TEHRAN – Hossein Tanhaee, head of the Iran-South Korea Joint Chamber of Commerce, has said many of South Korea’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have gone bankrupt due to the U.S. sanctions against Iran.

  • Salehinia 2019-03-05 20:14

    SMEs export $3b of goods in since March 2018

    TEHRAN- Iranian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) exported $3 billion worth of commodities since the beginning of current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2018), head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO) announced in a press conference on Tuesday.

  • NA 2019-02-03 19:47

    Youths are Iran’s greatest asset, scholar says

    TEHRAN - Modjtaba Sadria, a prominent scholar, has said that the people between ages of 25 to 40 are the main social group in the Iranian society which form the main wealth of the country.

  • SMEs 2018-09-28 22:18

    Exports from SMEs stands at $7b in H1

    TEHRAN- The value of exports from Iran’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) stood at $7 billion during the first half of current Iranian calendar year (March 21-Septemebr 22), according to Sadeq Najafi, the managing director of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO).

  • Shariatmadari 2018-08-13 09:39

    ‘SMEs should be exempted from paying value added tax for 6-12 months’

    TEHRAN- Iranian industry minister said small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) should be exempted from paying value added tax for a period of six months to one year, IRNA reported.

  • SME Iran 2018 2018-08-12 09:18

    SME Iran 2018 to showcase capabilities of Iranian industries

    TEHRAN –Over 1200 Iranian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are going to gather today at SME Iran 2018 exhibition to showcase their latest achievements and capabilities, Shata reported on Saturday.

  • SMEs 2018-07-15 18:05

    36 Iranian SMEs attract $2.3b of foreign investments in a year

    TEHRAN- Some 36 Iranian small and medium-sized entrepreneurs (SMEs) attracted above $2.3 billion of foreign investments during the previous Iranian calendar year 1396 (ended on March 20, 2018), Managing Director of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO) Sadeq Najafi told IRNA on Sunday.

  • Reza Rahimi 2018-04-30 17:57

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Annual FDI attracted in Iran’s industry, mining, trade up 75%

    TEHRAN- Iranian industry, mining and trade sectors attracted $3.5 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), which indicates 75-percent growth from the figure of its preceding year, according to an industry official.

  • SMEs 2018-03-03 20:12

    Over $1.8b allocated to SMEs, uncompleted projects in 9 months

    TEHRAN- According to the latest data released by Iranian Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade, some 82.13 trillion rials (about $1.84 billion) has been paid to fund the activity of 707 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and their semi-finished projects in Iran in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21- December 21, 2017), IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • کارخانه تولید آهن اسفنجی فولاد میانه 2018-02-14 08:41

    CBI grants $6.4b of facilities to SMEs since last March

    TEHRAN- The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has given 300 trillion rials (about $6.4 billion) of facilities to domestic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as of the beginning of the present Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2017), IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Telegram 2018-01-02 19:55

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Filtered apps suffocate domestic businesses

    Following the social unrest across Iran, starting on Thursday, the government started blocking access to social networks and messaging apps including Telegram and Instagram, while some controls were also put on Iranians’ access to the Internet.

  • Iran-Korea SMEs 2017-12-11 20:24

    SMEs set to bolster Iran-Korea technology ties

    TEHRAN – Representatives from private sectors of Iran and South Korea signed 22 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) in Tehran on Sunday to expand cooperation in technology transfer areas.

  • SMEs 2017-12-09 10:00

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Supporting SMEs to raise production, employment 

    SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are enterprises whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits. According to the European definition, SMEs are enterprises which employ fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding €50 million, and/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding €43 million.

  • SME 2017-12-06 20:15

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Supporting SMEs to raise production, employment

    SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are enterprises whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits. According to the European definition, SMEs are enterprises which employ fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding €50 million, and/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding €43 million.

  • loans 2017-08-12 09:23

    SMEs to receive $7.87b of loans by Mar. 2018

    TEHRAN- Iranian deputy industry minister announced on Friday that 300 trillion rials (about $7.87 billion) of banking facilities will be paid to domestic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018), IRNA reported.

  • Iran-Malaysia 2016-12-20 09:30

    Iran, Malaysia hold business forum to raise investment

    TEHRAN – An Iran-Malaysia business forum was held on Monday aiming to explore expansion of economic ties and attracting foreign investment, IRIB news reported.

  • Iran-Switzerland 2016-12-14 09:16

    Switzerland calls for stronger co-op with Iranian SMEs

    TEHRAN – Former Swiss ambassador to Iran, Livia Leu Agosti (L), has voiced her country’s willingness for boosting economic cooperation between Iranian and Swiss small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) portal reported.