• tourist 2018-09-17 10:50

    By Marjohn Sheikhi

    Currency slump gives rise to visits from neighbors, sanctions wane visits from EU

    TEHRAN– The fall in Iran’s national currency value has attracted a new wave of visitors from neighboring countries, particularly Iraq. According to recent figures, the arrival of foreign tourists to Iran has had a 45% increase in a five-month period compared to last year.

  • A shop window displays handcrafted metalwork by Iranian artisans 2018-01-31 20:26

    Iran’s 9-month handicraft export rises 70% yr/yr

    TEHRAN – The value of Iranian handicrafts exports, excluding suitcase trade, has witnessed some 70 percent hike in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year compared to the same period last year, an official said on Tuesday.

  • A craftswoman meticulously brush paints a traditional fruit pot in an undated photo. 2017-10-23 20:55

    Handicraft exports sees ten-fold rise to $2b

    TEHRAN – Iran has set a goal to increase the value of handicraft exports per annum to $2 billion by 2021 from currently around $240 million, the director of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) said on Saturday.

  • Securities 2017-06-13 10:06

    Stock exchange deals value grow 141% in 5 years

    TEHRAN- The value of deals in Iranian stock exchange market rose 141 percent during the past five Iranian calendar years 1391-1395 (March 20, 2012- March 20, 2017), IRIB news reported on Monday.

  • Stock 2017-05-31 19:12

    Stock exchange deals value up 121% in a month

    TEHRAN- The value of deals in Iranian stock exchange market rose 121 percent in the second Iranian calendar month, Ordibehesht (April 21-May 21), compared to its previous month, Farvardin, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.