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  • post sanction Iran Today 00:34

    219 foreign delegations negotiate insurance co-op with post-sanction Iran

    TEHRAN- After the implementation of JCPOA (joint comprehensive plan of action which lifted sanctions against Iran in January 2016) until the end of last autumn, some 219 foreign delegations have visited the country to negotiate cooperation in different areas including insurance, ISNA reported.

  • نفت گاز نفتکش Yesterday 14:13

    China’s Feb. Iranian crude import up 18%

    TEHRAN - China imported in February 657,900 barrels of crude oil per day from Iran, an increase of 18 percent year on year, according to data from the Chinese General Administration of Customs.

  • Iran mining Yesterday 13:02

    Mining sector’s share in Iran’s GDP to rise to 1.5%

    TEHRAN- The share of mining sector in Iran’s gross domestic product (GDP) will be increased to 1.5 percent in the Sixth National Development Plan (2016-2021) from the current figure of 1.1 percent, Deputy Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Jafar Sarqini told IRNA on Friday.

  • Iran dams Yesterday 01:41

    16 embankment dams to be inaugurated in this calendar year

    TEHRAN- Managing Director of Iran Water Resources Management Company Mohammad Haj-Rasouliha announced that 16 embankment dams will be inaugurated in the country during the current Iranian calendar year (which started on March 21).

  • Iran post-sanction deals Yesterday 01:36

    117 industry, mining, trade co-op documents inked with foreigners post sanctions

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade has signed 117 cooperation documents with renowned foreign companies in post sanctions era, IRNA reported on Thursday.

  • Iran oil to Belarus 2017-03-23 15:12

    Iranian tanker with oil for Belarus arrives in port of Odessa

    An Iranian tanker with oil for Belarus arrived in the port of Odessa, said the Deputy Director General of CJSC “Belarusian oil company” Sergey Mushroom.

  • non-oil exports 2017-03-23 02:24

    Annual non-oil export from Iran stands at $40b: Jahangiri

    TEHRAN- Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri put the country’s worth of non-oil exports at $40 billion in the past Iranian calendar year of 1395 (ended on March 20), ILNA reported on Wednesday.

  • renewable energy 2017-03-23 01:41

    Iran’s renewable energy capacity to hit 700-850MW in a year

    TEHRAN- Iran’s renewable energy generation capacity will reach 700-850 megawatts (MW) in the current Iranian calendar year (which began on March 21), Seyed Mohammad Sadeqzadeh, the deputy energy minister, announced.

  • Housing sector 2017-03-23 01:32

    Over $2.4b finance to be injected to housing sector

    TEHRAN- Iran's deputy transport and urban development minister announced that nine trillion rials (over $2.4 billion) of finance will be injected to the housing sector in the current Iranian calendar year (which began on March 21), Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Job creation 2017-03-23 01:26

    Annual job creation stands at 700,000: vice president

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said that 700,000 jobs was created in the country during the past Iranian calendar year (which ended on March 20), IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2017-03-22 16:43

    Rouhani inaugurates $130m cement plant

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday inaugurated a cement plant in the eastern province of South Khorasan province.

  • Azar oil field 2017-03-22 09:39

    Azar oil field’s output to reach 30,000 bpd in spring

    TEHRAN- Oil extraction from Azar oilfield will reach 30,000 barrels per day (bpd)  in spring 2017, which corresponds to the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21), ISNA reported.

  • Imam Khomeini International Airport 2017-03-22 09:16

    Investment deals worth $320.8m inked with private sector to develop IKIA city

    TEHRAN- Investment deals worth 12 trillion rials (about $320.85 million) have been signed with the private sector in the past Iranian calendar year (which ended on March 20) for development of Imam Khomeini Airport City, Mahmoud Navidi, the managing director of Imam Khomeini Airport City Company, announced.

  • Iran Fishery 2017-03-22 07:58

    Fishery output stands at over 1m tons in a year

    TEHRAN- Over 1.05 million tons of fisheries was produced in the country during the past Iranian calendar year (which ended on March 20), according to Hassan Salehi, the head of Iran’s Fisheries Organization.

  • Inflation 2017-03-21 00:32

    Inflation rate in urban areas stands at 6.8%

    TEHRAN -The Statistical Center of Iran announced that the inflation rate in the urban areas for the 12-month period ended in Esfand, the last month of the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), hit 6.8 percent, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • South Pars oil layer 2017-03-21 00:22

    Iran starts oil recovery from South Pars oil layer

    TEHRAN- Iran started pumping oil from the oil layer of South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf), on Sunday, Gholam-Reza Manouchehri, the deputy managing director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for engineering and development affairs, announced.

  • Carpet 2017-03-18 18:09

    Iran’s carpet exports grow by 27%, hits $321m in 11 months

    TEHRAN - Iran exported $321 million of handmade carpets in the first 11 months of the current Iranian calendar year, ended February 18, an increase of 27 percent year on year, Hamid Kargar, the head of Iran's National Carpet Center, said on Saturday.

  • آب برق نیروگاه 2017-03-18 15:27

    S.Korean, Turkish firms team up to build 5GW of power plants in Iran

    South Korea’s SK Engineering & Construction (SK E&C) has teamed up with a Turkish firm for a multi-billion-dollar project to build and operate new power plants in Iran with a combined generation capacity of 5,000 megawatts, the South Korean firm said Saturday.

  • افزایش صادرات نفت ایران 2017-03-18 14:08

    Iran to raise oil exports to Europe by 60% within two months

    TEHRAN- Iran will increase oil exports to Europe by 60 percent by the next two months, National Iranian Oil Company’s managing director said, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • مجتمع های پتروشیمی عسلویه و پارس جنوبی 2017-03-18 10:37

    Total, CNPC seek stake in Iranian gas project

    France’s Total and China’s CNPC are seeking stakes in a $4 billion project in Iran's giant South Pars gas field.

  • چیت چیان 2017-03-17 14:48

    Electricity exports to Iraq to be resumed in coming days: energy minister

    TEHRAN - Iran is set to resume electricity exports to Iraq in the coming days, Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said on March 16.

  • Iran-Azerbaijan 2017-03-17 14:19

    Tehran, Baku stress expansion of economic ties

    TEHRAN- In a Thursday meeting in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, Iranian Communication and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi , who leads the Iranian side of Iran-Azerbaijan Joint Economic Committee, and the Azeri co-chairman of the committee, put emphasis on the expansion of economic ties between the two countries.

  • NIOC head 2017-03-17 13:28

    Iran’s oil output to reach 4m bpd by April 20: NIOC head

    TEHRAN- Oil production in Iran will reach four million barrels per day (bpd) by the end of the upcoming Iranian calendar year’s first month of Farvardin (March 20), National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Managing Director Ali Kardor announced in an interview with Seda weekly.

  • Iran-New Zealand 2017-03-17 12:42

    New Zealand aims to revive sheep meat export to Iran

    TEHRAN- New Zealand aims to revive the export of sheep meat to Iran, as the country’s exporters consider it a lucrative trade, according to

  • Iran-South Korea 2017-03-17 12:07

    South Korea’s oil imports from Iran up 54% in Feb

    TEHRAN- South Korea has imported 427,800 barrels per day (bpd) of oil from Iran in February 2017, a 54 percent rise from February 2016, according to the data released by the country’s customs administration.

  • loan 2017-03-16 17:12

    Banks loans witness 37% rise in 11 months

    TEHRAN- Iranian banking system offered 4.77 trillion rials (about $126.4 million) of facilities to domestic economic sectors during the first 11 months of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2016- February 18, 2017), showing 37.1 percent increase compared to the same period in the previous year, IRNA reported.

  • oil 2017-03-15 21:53

    Iran’s oil output exceeds 3.8m bpd in February: OPEC

    TEHRAN – According to OPEC’s latest monthly report published on March 14, Iran’s oil output in February reached 3.814 million barrels per day (bpd), a 36,100-bpd rise compared to January.

  • Zanganeh 2017-03-15 21:52

    Azadegan oilfield’s tender to be held soon: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN - Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh announced on Tuesday that the process for holding a tender for the development of Azadegan oilfield has been started, Shana reported.

  • TCCIMA 2017-03-15 19:36

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Post-sanction Iran hosts 200 foreign trade delegations

    Iran has hosted 200 trade delegations from foreign countries since implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in January 2016, Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) Chairman Masoud Khansari told the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview.

  • Aviation 2017-03-15 19:32

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Aviation industry ready to take off in 2017

    Iran for long has been an economic and tourism hub in the Middle East and considering its significant strategic and geographical position, it has always been at the center of attention for the countries all around the world.