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  • Mineral-exports Yesterday 20:51

    Annual minerals, mining exports exceed $7b

    TEHRAN- Iran’s minerals and mining industries exports exceeded $7 billion in the previous Iranian calendar year 1395 (March 2016-March 2017), according to the latest data released by the Customs Administration.

  • Akhundi Yesterday 20:51

    Iran, Kyrgyzstan discuss development of railway ties

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi conferred on expansion of Iran-Kyrgyzstan railway ties in a meeting with the parliamentary delegation of Kyrgyzstan, led by Speaker Chynybai Tursunbekov, Mehr news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Lux Yesterday 09:20

    Luxembourgish trade delegation due in Tehran on Saturday

    TEHRAN- A 50-member trade delegation from Luxembourg will discuss enhancement of economic ties with Iranian tradesmen in Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) on Saturday, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Zinc Yesterday 09:19

    Zinc ingot production increases above 22% in a year

    TEHRAN- Iran could produce 80,000 tons of zinc ingots during the past Iranian calendar year 1395 (ended March 20, 2017) registering 22.5 percent rise compared to the preceding year, IRNA quoted the CEO of Iran Zinc Mines Development Company on Tuesday.

  • Kharg Yesterday 09:09

    Oil exports from Kharg terminal up 80% yr/yr

    TEHRAN - Iran exported 780 million barrels of crude oil from Kharg Island terminal in south part of the country during the last Iranian calendar year 1395 (ended on March 20), which indicates an 80 percent rise compared to the preceding year (1394).

  • WB 2017-04-25 20:48

    Iran’s cross border trade improved in 2017: World Bank

    TEHRAN - The World Bank in its recent report titled “Doing Business 2017” said that Iran has improved its trading across borders through applying the national single-window system.

  • Iran oil, gas condensate exports 2017-04-25 20:47

    Iran ranks as No.2 oil supplier to South Korea 1st time for a quarter

    Iran ranked as South Korea's second-biggest oil exporter over the first three months of 2017 as it ramped up output to regain market share after sanctions were lifted last year, the first time ever it has claimed the No.2 spot for a quarter.

  • ATR 2017-04-25 18:50

    Iran to receive 3 ATR airplanes in 3 weeks

    TEHRAN- Iran’s national flag-carrier airline Iran Air signed a contract for purchasing 20 turboprop passenger planes from the French-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR in mid-April and three planes of the kind will be delivered to the country in three weeks, Managing Director of Iran Air Farhad Parvaresh announced, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • bankin-forum 2017-04-24 22:01

    Tehran to host Iran-Europe banking forum in late-April

    TEHRAN – The fourth edition of Iran-Europe banking and business forum is due to be held at IRIB international conference center in Tehran on April 29 and 30, Mehr news agency reported.

  • Agriculture 2017-04-24 16:56

    FAO offers water-scarce countries a new satellite tool to boost agricultural productivity

    Measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries including Iran, is going high-tech with the help of a new tool developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with a fund from the Netherlands.

  • ICA 2017-04-24 13:28

    Iran to host 13th ICA Regional Summit

    TEHRAN- Iran will host the 13th Regional Summit of Asia-Pacific International Cooperatives Alliance (ICA) in autumn 2018, the Head of Iran Chamber of Cooperatives Bahman Abdollahi announced.

  • Iran.EU 2017-04-24 09:47

    Iran, EU to broaden agricultural cooperation

    TEHRAN- In their first joint meeting with officials of Iranian Agriculture Ministry in Tehran, the visiting members of the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) voiced readiness for transferring new technologies and innovations in agriculture sector to the Islamic country, IRIB news reported on Sunday.

  • oil-price 2017-04-24 07:56

    Iranian oil price hikes 99 cents per barrel in a week

    TEHRAN- The price of Iran’s light crude oil in the week ending April 14 experienced a $0.99 increase to reach $52.42 per barrel, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • zamaninia 2017-04-23 19:15

    Deal with Total probably finalized within a month: official

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Oil Minister in International Affairs and Trading Amir Hossein Zamaninia said the deal with Total based on the new oil contracts (known as IPC) will be probably finalized at most within a month, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • Nematzadeh 2017-04-23 08:21

    Industry sector attracts $5.6b in foreign investment post-sanctions

    TEHRAN- Iran could manage to attract $5.6 billion of foreign investments in various domestic industrial projects as of the removal of international sanctions in January 2016, Iranian Industry Minister Mohammadreza Nematzadeh announced in a press conference on Saturday.

  • Inflation 2017-04-23 08:20

    Inflation rate stands at 6.9% 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 Farvardin, the first month of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-April 20), hit 6.9 percent, Mehr news agency reported.

  • foodstuff 2017-04-23 08:19

    Iran plans to export $3.5b worth of foodstuff this fiscal

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Industry, Mines and Trade Ministry has it on the agenda to export $3.5 billion worth of food products during the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2017- March 20, 2018), ISNA reported on Friday quoting an official at the ministry.

  • IGTF 2017-04-22 20:30

    Tehran hosting 48 foreign companies in horticulture fair

    TEHRAN – The second edition of Iran Green Trade Fair (IGTF 2017) is hosting five domestic exhibitors and 48 foreign companies, IRIB reported.

  • Zanganeh 2017-04-22 19:49

    Post-JCPOA petchem industry 'promising': Zanganeh

    TEHRAN- The future of Iran’s petrochemical industry is promising after the implementation of JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action which lifted sanction against Iran in January 2016), Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Saturday.

  • LPG 2017-04-22 09:19

    Iran, India sign LPG deal for first time

    TEHRAN – Iran has signed a deal for selling liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to India, IRNA reported quoting a gas official as saying.

  • پالایشگاه نفت کرمانشاه 2017-04-22 09:19

    Italy’s Saras cleared oil debt with Iran in Q1

    Italian oil refiner Saras cleared in the first quarter of this year the debt it owed Iran for oil bought before sanctions were imposed, general manager Dario Scaffardi said.

  • Iran Beauty and clean 2017-04-22 09:16

    Over 400 companies to attend Iran Beauty & Clean Exhibition

    TEHRAN- Some 427 Iranian and foreign companies will take part in the 24th International Exhibition of Detergent, Cleanser, Hygienic, Cellulose Products & Related Machinery of Iran (Iran Beauty & Clean) from April 24 to 29, IRNA reported.

  • Shafeie 2017-04-21 20:12

    Tehran, Hanoi able to reach $2b trade: ICCIMA head

    TEHRAN- Iran and Vietnam can increase the value of their bilateral trade up to $2 billion, Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Gholam-Hossein Shafeie said addressing an Iran-Vietnam trade forum held in Hanoi on Thursday.

  • World Bank 2017-04-21 18:30

    Iran’s current account surplus jumps in 2016: World Bank

    TEHRAN- The World Bank in its recent report of Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) announced that Iran’s current account surplus rose to 6.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016 from 2.7 percent in 2015.

  • Iran Renewable energy 2017-04-21 15:40

    Italian firms determined to invest in Iran's renewables

    TEHRAN – Italian companies are decisive to invest in renewable energy projects in southern Iran, IRNA reported quoting an Italian official as saying.

  • Portugal 2017-04-20 11:18

    Iran inks MOU with major Portuguese insurer co.

    TEHRAN- Export Guarantee Fund of Iran (EGFI), signed a cooperation MOU with Companhia de Seguro de Créditos S.A. (COSEC), the leading insurer in Portugal for credit and bond insurance, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Lufthansa 2017-04-20 11:18

    Lufthansa in talks with Iran Air over catering, maintenance deals

    Lufthansa is in talks with Iran Air over providing catering, maintenance and pilot training services as it seeks to take advantage of new business opportunities in the country, executives from the German carrier said on Wednesday.

  • Finland 2017-04-20 11:17

    Tehran, Helsinki sign MOU on customs co-op

    TEHRAN- Head of Islamic Republic of Iran's Customs Administration (IRICA) Masoud Karbasian and Director General of Finnish Customs Antti Hartikainen signed an MOU on customs cooperation in Helsinki, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • IMF 2017-04-20 11:11

    IMF sees Iran’s GDP growth at 3.3% in 2017

    TEHRAN - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic Outlook titled “Gaining Momentum?” predicted a 3.3 percent real GDP growth for the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2017.

  • foodstuff 2017-04-20 11:10

    Value of Iran’s foodstuff exports up 8% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Iran’s exports of foodstuffs during the last Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2017) stood at $2.77 billion to register an 8 percent rise compared to the preceding year, Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) announced.