• 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.

  • Gaddam Dharmendra 2019-08-17 20:26

    India’s ties with Iran not influenced by others: ambassador 

    TEHRAN – The Indian ambassador to Iran says that his country’s ties with Tehran will not be influenced by other countries.

  • UAE business 2019-08-09 21:02

    Abu Dhabi can’t afford to keep Iran out of Dubai

    TEHRAN – An economic commentator says the financial contribution of Iranians in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates’ business center, has been so large over the past years that Abu Dhabi, the Arab country’s political capital, would have to pay a heavy price to continue to keep Iranians out of Dubai under U.S. sanctions.

  • IME 2019-04-27 21:22

    Over $547m worth of commodities traded at IME in a week

    TEHRAN- During weekdays ending up to April 25, approximately, 351,034 million tons (MT) of commodities worth over $547.6 million were traded on Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME).

  • IME 2019-04-14 21:26

    Over $857m worth of commodities traded at IME in 2nd week of April

    TEHRAN- During weekdays ending up to April 11, while 698,399 million tons (MT) of commodities worth over $857 million were traded at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), the trading volume and value experienced growth of 577 percent and 479 percent, respectively.

  • U.S.-China trade war 2019-03-12 10:09

    Malaysia sides with China in U.S.-China trade war

    TEHRAN - In a major snub to the Trump administration, Malaysia says it would prefer to take sides with China over the U.S. if his country was forced to take sides in the trade war.

  • Modi-Trump 2019-03-06 22:06

    Trump’s next trade war with India; India’s preferential trade status ended

    TEHRAN - It is official: U.S. President Donald Trump’s next trade war is going to be with India, and his decision to end India’s preferential trade status bears testimony to that.

  • Trump-Modi 2019-02-17 10:36

    India, U.S. heading for a trade showdown

    TEHRAN - While the trade war between United States and China continues to escalate, tensions between Washington and New Delhi are also rising.

  • China-U.S. trade war 2019-02-07 01:43

    India to benefit from U.S.-China trade war

    TEHRAN - India is among the countries likely to benefit from the ongoing trade war between the world's top two economies – the U.S. and China – the United Nations (UN) has said in its latest report.

  • Trump-Xi 2019-02-04 23:24

    Xi, Trump likely to meet to discuss trade war

    TEHRAN - As the trade war between China and U.S. escalates, there is a likelihood of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping meeting in Vietnam, according to reports.

  • mogherini 2019-01-12 21:35

    By Mehdi Sepahvand - Head of Political Desk

    EU says will not allow U.S. to determine its trade ties with Iran

    TEHRAN – The high representative of the European Union for foreign affairs and security policy says the United States cannot impose its policies on the 28-nation bloc’s legitimate trade relations with Iran.

  • preferential trade 2019-01-04 20:50

    Iran in talks with Turkey, Pakistan, Syria for preferential trade

    TEHRAN – Iran is in talks with its neighbors Turkey and Pakistan and also with Syria for conducting preferential trade, IRNA reported quoting Mohammadreza Modoudi, the acting head of Trade Promotion Organization (TPO).

  • South Asia 2018-12-31 21:46

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi


    TEHRAN - The year gone by was shaped by many significant events in South Asia. There was drama, there was intrigue, there was betrayal, there was brutality, and there was a healing touch too.

  • India mission in space 2018-12-29 21:30

    Indian mission off to space by 2022

    TEHRAN - India looks all set to send astronauts to space by 2022 in its ambitious space program, which got a major boost this week with BJP government approving budget for it.

  • Pakistan - Russia 2018-12-29 21:29

    Pakistan-Russia trade jumps to $660m

    TEHRAN -The bilateral trade between Pakistan and Russia increased to $660 million during 10 months of the current calendar year, and is expected to reach around $750 to $800 million by year-end.

  • IME 2018-12-22 20:18

    Over 269m tons of commodities worth $285m traded in IME in a week

    TEHRAN- During weekdays ending up to December 20, approximately 269,869 million tons (MT) of commodities worth over $285 million were traded on Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME).

  • Asif Saeed Kirmani, a Pakistani senator 2018-12-19 17:59

    Pakistan senator: We should not look to the West

    TEHRAN - Asif Saeed Kirmani, a Pakistani senator, believes that Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan and Turkey should not look to the West for economic progress, saying these countries are the gateway to Asia and enjoy good economic relationship with China as the second biggest economy in the world.

  • حسن روحانی 2018-12-18 20:21

    Rouhani due in Turkey to chair high council of strategic cooperation with Erdogan

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to travel to Ankara on Wednesday afternoon for talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • Afghanistan trade 2018-12-16 10:01

    Afghanistan opens new trade route

    TEHRAN - In a significant move that will spur trade and commerce in the war-torn country, Afghanistan has opened a new international trade route, known as Lapis Lazuli corridor.

  • Iran-India 2018-12-09 09:46

    In a rebuff to U.S., India, Iran agree on rupee payment mechanism for oil trade

    TEHRAN - In a significant development that is likely to boost trade ties between India and Iran, the two regional allies have reached an agreement to switch to rupee payment mechanism to pay for Iranian crude imports.

  • Yu Jang Hian 2018-12-01 19:59

    Ambassador says Tehran, Seoul to expand ties

    TEHRAN - In an interview with IRNA published on Saturday, South Korea’s ambassador to Iran Ryu Jeong-Hyun said that South Korean companies will continue their partnership with Iranian sides, and that economic and commercial cooperation between the two countries will expand.

  • Iran-Turkey 2018-11-30 22:46

    Iran-Turkey trade at $8.2b in 10 months

    TEHRAN- According to the latest data released by Turkish Statistical Institute, the trade between Iran and Turkey in the first 10 months of 2018 stood at $8.252 billion, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • India 2018-11-19 22:27

    India’s economy to be $10 trillion by 2035

    TEHRAN - India’s economy is expected to quadruple to $10 trillion by 2035 riding on business-friendly policies, structural reforms and transparency in governance, says India’s Minister for Commerce and Industry.

  • India-China 2018-11-11 09:52

    India worried over China trade deficit

    TEHRAN _India has voiced its concern to Beijing over the large trade deficit that has skyrocketed to over USD 51 billion, and underlined the need to boost bilateral trade in various sectors to bring down the deficit.

  • 'India ‘worst sufferer’ of declining global trade and slow economic growth' 2018-10-17 20:53

    'India ‘worst sufferer’ of declining global trade and slow economic growth'

    TEHRAN - With global economy going through a difficult phase, India's commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu says the country is the “worst sufferer” of declining trade and slow global economic growth as its share in world trade is rising.

  • Samir Saran 2018-10-06 20:14

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘India-Pakistan relationship is held hostage by many structural impediments’

    TEHRAN - India and Pakistan, the two estranged neighbors, made some significant overtures since the formation of new government in Islamabad, which rekindled hopes of peaceniks in both the countries. But the parleys proved short-lived. The battle lines are drawn again as accusations and counter-accusations fly thick and fast. This week, the foreign ministers of the two countries took their war of words to the UN General Assembly.

  • Iran-Turkey 2018-10-03 23:45

    Trade between Iran, Turkey stands at $5.2b

    TEHRAN- The value of trade between Iran and Turkey stood at $5.2 billion in the first half of 2018, Iran’s commercial attaché in Turkey told IRNA on Wednesday.

  • India- Pakistan 2018-09-26 23:56

    Indo-Pakistan trade potential at $37 billion

    TEHRAN - Highlighting the tremendous potential of trade between the two South Asian estranged neighbors – India and Pakistan – World Bank says the figure stands at $37 billion compared to the actual $2 billion.

  • Chabahar 2018-08-12 11:11

    India, Afghanistan discuss Chabahar Port’s role in bolstering trade, economic ties

    TEHRAN - The first phase of the Chabahar Port was inaugurated in December last year, which has opened a new strategic transit route between India, Iran and Afghanistan. While there are still some unresolved issues related to the development of the port, which is situated in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchistan province, it is expected to make headway soon.

  • Iran China India 2018-07-21 13:19

    China, India say trade with Iran unfazed by U.S. sanctions

    Beijing consistently opposes policies of unilateral sanctions and intends to continue its trade cooperation with Iran under its international commitments, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said on Thursday.