• Annual minerals, mining exports exceed $7b

    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.

  • Iran, Kyrgyzstan discuss development of railway ties

    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.

  • Luxembourgish trade delegation due in Tehran on Saturday

    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 ingot production increases above 22% in a year

    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.

  • Oil exports from Kharg terminal up 80% yr/yr

    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).

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

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

    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.

  • Iran to receive 3 ATR airplanes in 3 weeks

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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.