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  • ports Today 08:34

    Iranian ports' loading, unloading capacity to reach 250m tons in 4 years

    TEHRAN- Iran plans to increase the capacity of its ports to reach 250 million tons by four years, IRNA reported quoting an official as saying.

  • Iran-Croatia Today 08:33

    Croatia eyes investing in Iran’s power industry, making electric wagons

    TEHRAN – Iranian Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and social Welfare Ali Rabiei said Croatia is willing to invest in Iran’s power industry and also collaboration in making electric rail wagons in the country, IRNA reported.

  • Inflation Today 08:32

    Inflation rate stands at 10.2% in Iran: CBI

    TEHRAN - The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced that the inflation rate for the 12-month period ended in the last day of the third Iranian calendar month of Khordad (June 21) compared to the same period in the previous year hit 10.2 percent, IRIB news reported.

  • Steel Yesterday 20:39

    Iran’s 5-month crude steel output up near 1m tons: WSA

    TEHRAN- Iran’s production of crude steel stood at 8.159 million tons in the first five months of 2017, with 944,000 tons rise from 7.215 million tons in the same time span in 2016, according to the latest report published by the World Steel Association (WSA).

  • Germany Yesterday 19:08

    German banks poised to finance projects in Iran

    TEHRAN- German banks are ready to finance economic projects in Iran, Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble announced in a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Berlin.

  • Steel 2017-06-25 10:12

    Crude steel exports from Iran up 8% in 2 months

    TEHRAN- Iran exported 1.3 million tons of crude steel during the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21), with eight percent rise from the figure of the same period of time in the past year, according to an industry official.

  • Essar 2017-06-25 10:12

    India Essar's Iranian oil imports rise near 5%: trade

    TEHRAN - Essar Oil, the top Indian buyer of Iranian crude, imported 4.9 percent more Iranian oil during January-May 2017 compared to a year ago, according to the private refiner’s crude and condensate imports data released by Reuters.

  • IRISL 2017-06-25 10:11

    Iran’s 2-month container shipping jumps 61%

    TEHRAN - Container shipping operated by Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) during the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21, 2017) rose by 61 percent compared to the last year’s same period.

  • South Pars 2017-06-25 10:11

    South Pars phases 17, 18 to export 1st butane consignment

    TEHRAN- The first consignment of butane produced in phases 17 and 18 of Iran’s South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf) will be ready for being loaded and exported in the current Iranian calendar month, Tir (June 22-July 22), according to the operator of the phases.

  • Iran-France 2017-06-24 19:18

    Iran, France to establish joint transport consultancy task force

    TEHRAN – Iran and France agreed on Friday to form a joint consultancy task force on transportation to accelerate cooperation in this sector, IRNA reported.

  • South Pars 2017-06-24 09:56

    3 South Pars platforms complete drilling operations

    TEHRAN- Drilling operations have been completed by platforms 22, 24A and 24B of Iran’s South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf), according to project manager Farhad Izadjoo.

  • SCI 2017-06-24 09:55

    Inflation rate stands at 7.4% in urban areas

    TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran announced that the inflation rate in the urban areas for the 12-month period ended in Khordad, the third month of the current Iranian calendar year (May 22-June 21), hit 7.4 percent, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Eurostat 2017-06-23 18:25

    Iran’s exports to EU quintuple in 4 months

    TEHRAN- Imports of EU from Iran increased fivefold during the first four months of 2017 in comparison with the same period in the preceding year, European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat reported.

  • Steel 2017-06-23 11:47

    Iran’s crude steel output up 8.8% in May: WSA

    TEHRAN- Iran’s production of crude steel stood at 1.620 million tons in May, with 8.8 percent rise from 1.565 million tons in April, according to the latest report published by the World Steel Association (WSA).

  • Zanganeh 2017-06-21 17:33

    U.S. oil output rise drops prices: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has blamed an increase in the U.S. oil production for the plunge in global prices of crude oil. 

  • Iran-Total 2017-06-20 18:33

    France's Total to go ahead with major Iran gas project: CEO

    Total will go ahead with development of a giant Iranian gas field this summer, its CEO told Reuters, in the first major western energy investment in the country since Tehran signed an international nuclear deal.

  • Pistachio 2017-06-20 18:33

    Pistachio exports up 3% yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Iran has exported $1.240 billion worth of pistachios to the world markets in the past Iranian calendar year 1395 (ended on March 20) to register a three percent rise compared to its previous year, IRIB news reported.

  • Iran-Brazil 2017-06-20 18:33

    Iran-Brazil Joint Chamber of Commerce to open in early July

    TEHRAN- The Iran-Brazil Joint Chamber of Commerce will be opened in Tehran on July 9, Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Chairman Gholam-Hossein Shafeie announced.

  • NIOC-Eni 2017-06-20 18:33

    NIOC awards Eni oil, gas fields development study

    TEHRAN – Italy’s major oil company Eni signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for carrying out development studies on two of Iran’s oil and gas fields.

  • Iran-Kazakhstan 2017-06-20 09:39

    Almaty to host Iran’s exclusive expo in early Oct.

    TEHRAN- Kazakhstan’s Almaty is to host an Islamic Republic of Iran’s exclusive exhibition on October 5-8, according to the official website of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO).

  • fishery output 2017-06-20 09:37

    Fishery output to rise 200,000 tons by 2021

    TEHRAN- Iran’s annual output of fishery will be increased by 200,000 tons by the end of the country’s Sixth Five-Year National Development Plan (March 2021), Mohammad Pourkazemi, the chairman of Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute, said on Monday.

  • Iran-Eni 2017-06-19 18:03

    Eni, NIOC to ink oil, gas MOUs

    TEHRAN – Representatives of the Italian oil major Eni will arrive in Tehran on Tuesday to ink two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).

  • oil-price 2017-06-19 10:24

    Iran sells crude oil at $44.85 per barrel in a week

    TEHRAN- Iran sold its light crude oil at $44.85 per barrel in the week ended on June 9, with $2.09 decrease from its previous week, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Iran-China 2017-06-19 10:23

    Iran to dispatch businesswomen delegation to China in late-July

    TEHRAN – Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce is going to send a trade delegation comprised of Iranian businesswomen and female entrepreneurs to China on July 25-29.

  • Mine 2017-06-19 10:22

    Minerals exports at $1.02b in 2 months

    TEHRAN- Iran’s minerals and mining industries exported $7.68 million tons of goods at the value of $1.02 billion during the first two months of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21, 2017), IRIB news reported on Sunday.

  • Food 2017-06-19 10:19

    Exports of foodstuffs up 10% in 2 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Iran could export $400 million of foodstuffs during the first two months of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21, 2017), Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

  • industry ministry 2017-06-19 10:17

    BY Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Splitting of ministries; another trial and error?

    With President Hassan Rouhani’s first tenure coming to an end, the administration has taken a decision for splitting three ministries in a bid to make them smaller and swifter.

  • GDP 2017-06-18 19:08

    Iran’s annual GDP growth at 12.5%: CBI

    TEHRAN- Iran's growth of gross domestic product (GDP), including oil sector, hit 12.5 percent in the previous Iranian calendar year 1395 (ended on March 20, 2017), the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) reported.

  • Telepizza 2017-06-18 10:28

    Spain’s Telepizza seeking to enter Iranian market

    Madrid-based Telepizza, which claims to be the largest pizza delivery company outside the U.S., has been seeking to expand abroad from the U.K. to Iran to diversify a business that still relies on its home country for about two thirds of its sales, Chief Executive Officer Pablo Juantegui said in an interview in Madrid.

  • Iran-Germany 2017-06-18 10:27

    German companies ink co-op MOU on building solar farms in Iran

    TEHRAN – A group of German investors signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation on the construction of solar farms in North Khorasan Province in northeast of Iran, the official website of Iranian Energy Ministry (known as PAVEN) reported.