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  • iran EU Today 18:24

    Iran-Europe trade up 94% on year in H1

    TEHRAN- Trade exchange between Iran and Europe increased 94 percent in the first half of 2017 from the same time in 2016, based on the latest figures released by the European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat.

  • Ceylon-Tea Yesterday 19:35

    Ebrahim Fallahi

    Ceylon tea: A journey to the land of green magic

    When earlier this month I got an invitation to attend the 150th anniversary of Ceylon tea industry in Sri Lanka, I didn’t know much about the country.

  • Essar Yesterday 19:35

    Rosneft inherits Essar oil’s $2.4b debt to Iran

    TEHRAN – Russian oil major Rosneft and its partners - global trader Trafigura and Russian fund UCP – sealed a $12.9 billion deal with India’s Essar oil on Monday based on which the Russian side purchased a 98.26 percent stake in the Indian company.

  • Iran-oil Yesterday 19:35

    Iran sells light crude oil at $51.39 in a week

    TEHRAN – The price of Iran’s light crude oil stood level at $51.39 during the week ended on August 11, a range similar to the previous week, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Hamid Araqi Yesterday 19:34

    Iran’s daily gas exports hit 42mcm

    TEHRAN- National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Managing Director Hamid Araqi announced that the country’s gas export has hit 42 million cubic meters (mcm) per day, Shana reported on Tuesday.

  • Ministers outline top economic Yesterday 10:37

    Ministers outline top economic, energy policies

    TEHRAN- Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Sunday approved 16 cabinet members nominated by recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani, including minister for oil Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, transport and urban development Abbas Akhoundi, and finance and economic affairs Masoud Karbasian, whose top priorities for their ministries come as follows. 

  • Foroud Asgari Yesterday 09:16

    Asgari appointed acting head of Customs Administration

    TEHRAN- Foroud Asgari, a former deputy in Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA), was appointed as the acting head of IRICA, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Belgium 2017-08-21 19:52

    Belgium new European buyer of Iran’s petchem products

    TEHRAN- Iran started exports of its petchem products to Belgium since the beginning of the present Iranian calendar year (started on March 21, 2017), NIPA news agency reported on Monday.

  • Loans 2017-08-21 09:05

    18% rise in banking facilities for economic sectors

    TEHRAN- According to the latest report released by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the granted banking facilities to domestic economic sectors witness 18.4 percent growth during the first four month of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22, 2017) IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • OPEC 2017-08-21 09:04

    OPEC sec. gen. welcomes Zanganeh’s second term in office

    TEHRAN – Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mahammad Sanusi Barkindo send a letter to Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, welcoming his second term in office in President Hassan Rouhani's cabinet.

  • TSE 2017-08-21 09:01

    Foreign investors’ trades in TSE up 47%

    TEHRAN- In the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22, 2017), the number of foreign investors’ trades in Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) increased by 47 percent, compared to the same period in the previous year, according to a TSE director.

  • Petchem 2017-08-20 19:36

    Iran's petchem exports near $3.5b in 4 months

    TEHRAN- Iran exported 7.188 million tons of petrochemical products worth $3.496 billion during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 23), Shana reported on Sunday.

  • PMO 2017-08-20 08:55

    Comprehensive performance management system launched at Iran’s ports

    TEHRAN- Comprehensive performance management system (CPMS) was launched at the Iranian ports, IRIB news reported on Saturday.

  • Feed-expo 2017-08-19 19:40

    Intl. feed expo kicks off in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The third edition of Iran’s international exhibition of livestock, poultry and fish foods (Iran Feed Expo 2017) kicked off at the Tehran Municipality and Specialized Exhibitions Center on Saturday.

  • Zanganeh 2017-08-19 19:39

    Zanganeh: Development of joint fields is main priority

    TEHRAN - Attraction of investment for development of the oil and gas fields that Iran shares with its neighbors will be the main priority of the Oil Ministry, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, the proposed oil minister, told the parliament on Saturday.

  • Akhundi 2017-08-19 19:33

    Proposed transport minister elaborates on future plans

    TEHRAN- Last Tuesday and on the third day of the Iranian Parliament intensive sessions to discuss the credentials and backgrounds of President Hassan Rouhani’s proposed ministers, the turn came to Abbas Akhoundi, the ministerial nominee for transport and urban development to propose his future plans for the vote of confidence. However, the session did not conclude on the same day and was postponed to Saturday morning.

  • Shariatmadari 2017-08-19 19:33

    GDP growth top priority of Industry Ministry

    TEHRAN- Increasing the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is going to be the new industry ministry's top priority, President Rouhani’s ministerial nominee for industry, mining and trade Mohammad Shariatmadari announced on Saturday.

  • Stock 2017-08-19 10:48

    TEDPIX adds 163 points in a week

    TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)’s main index (TEDPIX) gained 163 points to 81,741 during the five dealing days (Saturday-Wednesday) of the past Iranian week ended on Friday, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Hojjati 2017-08-19 10:48

    Supporting farmers to achieve food security on Agriculture Ministry agenda

    TEHRAN- To tighten Iran’ food security, supporting farmers stands as the new agriculture ministry's top priority, President Rouhani’s ministerial nominee for agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati announced defending his future plans in an open session of Iranian parliament (Majlis) on Thursday.

  • Iran-Syria 2017-08-18 18:53

    Iran, Syria to expand economic ties through chambers of commerce

    TEHRAN – Iran and Syria’s chambers of commerce has put expansion of economic cooperation on the agenda and Iran’s private sector is eager for presence in Syria, IRIB reported on Friday quoting a deputy at Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) as saying.

  • Iran-Turkmenistan 2017-08-18 18:53

    Tehran, Ashgabat mull over road transport cooperation

    TEHRAN – An Iran-Turkmenistan meeting on expansion of road transport cooperation on the deputy transport ministers level was held in Ashgabat during which the two countries explored avenues of mutual cooperation, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • oil Swap 2017-08-18 18:51

    Iran capable to swap 500,000 bpd oil with Caspian Sea states: official

    TEHRAN- Iran has the capacity to swap 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil with the Caspian Sea littoral states, IRNA reported on Friday quoting Seyed Hamid Hosseini, the director for north part of the country in the Iranian Oil Pipelines and Telecommunication Company (IOPTC), as saying.

  • Armenia 2017-08-17 13:52

    Iran, Armenia agree to boost co-op on FTZs

    TEHRAN- In a meeting between Iranian President’s Advisor Akbar Torkan and Armenian Minister of Economic Development and Investments Suren Karayan, the two sides mulled over expansion of cooperation on both sides' free trade zones (FTZs), IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Iran-Russia 2017-08-16 19:28

    Russia’s Volgograd to host 1st exhibit of Iranian products

    TEHRAN – An exclusive exhibition for Iranian goods kicked off in the Russian city of Volgograd on Wednesday, Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) of Iran reported.

  • Iran-Ukraine 2017-08-16 19:28

    Iranian trade delegation to visit Ukraine in mid-Sep.

    TEHRAN - Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) plans to dispatch a trade delegation to Ukraine on September 11-14, the portal of ICCIMA announced.

  • Stock 2017-08-16 19:27

    TEDPIX gains 45 points in a day

    TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)’s main index (TEDPIX) gained 45 points to end Wednesday’s trade at 81,741, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Iran-Turkey-Russia deal 2017-08-16 19:16

    Iran signs $7b drilling deal with Turkey, Russia

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's Ghadir Investment Holding has signed a $7 billion agreement with Turkey's Unit International and Russia's state-owned Zarubezhneft to drill for oil and natural gas in Iran, the Turkish company announced on Tuesday.

  • Ports 2017-08-16 01:56

    Over 12m tons of goods loaded, unloaded at Iranian ports in a month

    TEHRAN- Some 12.631 million tons of goods were loaded and unloaded at ports of Iran during the fourth Iranian calendar month, Tir, (June 22 – July 22), with 2.3 percent fall from 12.93 million tons in its previous month, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Stock 2017-08-16 01:55

    TEDPIX adds 36 points in a day

    TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)’s main index (TEDPIX) gained 36 points to end Tuesday’s trade at 81,696, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Carpets 2017-08-16 01:55

    Iran’s hand-woven carpet exports jump 3.7% in 4 months

    TEHRAN- “Iran exported $89 million of hand-woven carpets during the first four months of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21- July 22, 2017), showing an increase of 3.7 percent in terms of value,” IRIB new quoted Hamid Kargar, the head of Iran's National Carpet Center, as saying on Tuesday.