April 18, 2018

Over 790,000 jobs created in a year

TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran announced that 790,561 jobs have been created in the country during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20).
April 18, 2018

Tehran, Muscat to close Gas Deal by July: Iran

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Tehran and Muscat will finalize a gas deal by the end of June 2018. The deal concerns construction of a subsea gas pipeline to transfer Iranian natural gas to the Sultanate of Oman, IRNA reported. Speaking in Muscat on Wednesday evening, Mr. Zangeneh said the agreement for construction […]
April 18, 2018

5 potential scenarios for Iran deal

By Seyed Hossein Mousavian, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. President Donald Trump’s tapping of Mike Pompeo and John Bolton for secretary of state and national security adviser, respectively, should do away with any pretense that the US administration wishes to “fix” the […]
April 18, 2018

Gas Supply to Chabahar Power Plant complete by May

An Iranian gas official says the first phase of gas supply to Chabahar power plant for delivering a million cubic meters per day of natural gas to the facility will be complete by late May. Speaking to Shana, Saeid Momeni, the director of gas distribution department of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), said the […]
April 18, 2018

Speaker Calls for Closer Iran-Vietnam Trade Ties

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Iran and Vietnam’s business people should be informed of the economic capacities of the two countries as part of efforts to boost bilateral trade. Speaking to reporters after an economic meeting between Iranian and Vietnamese delegations in Hanoi, Larijani said during the session, business people from the two sides […]
April 18, 2018

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Grants Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)  Livelihoods and Food security Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)  Shelter and WASH Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Edu...
April 18, 2018

Annual agricultural products, foodstuff exports up 4%

TEHRAN- The value of agricultural products and foodstuff exports from Iran rose four percent in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), Kaveh Zargaran, the secretary general of Federation of Iranian Food Associations, announced, citing the ...
April 17, 2018

Mining sector exports $9b in a year

TEHRAN- Iranian Deputy Industry Minister Mehdi Karbasian announced that during the past Iranian calendar Year 1396 (ended March 20, 2018) exports of domestic mining sector stood at $9 billion, IRNA reported.
April 17, 2018

Noticeable rise in establishment, exploration, operation permits issuance

TEHRAN – The number of establishment, exploration and operation permits issued during the last Iranian calendar year (March 2017- March 2018) increased significantly compared to its preceding year, the Iranian Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade’s n...
April 17, 2018

Transit of goods via Iran up 24% in a year

TEHRAN- Transit of goods through Iran rose 24 percent in the past Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20, according to Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
April 17, 2018

Iran ships 2.1m bpd of oil to global markets in March

TEHRAN – Iran’s oil customers in Asia and Europe shipped in 2.1 million barrels per day (bpd) of Iranian crude during March, IRNA reported on Monday citing the oil ministry.
April 17, 2018

Iranian Banking Reforms Gain Steam after Long Delay

By Maziar Motamedi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The arduous path to independence in monetary decision-making from the government that many central banks have gone through remains the road not taken for Iran. But the new Iranian year, which began March 21, holds […]
April 16, 2018

FINEX 2018 hosting near 400 companies in Tehran

TEHRAN- The 11th edition of Iran’s International Exhibition of Exchange, Bank and Insurance (FINEX 2018) kicked off at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground on Monday with participation of 392 Iranian and foreign companies.
April 16, 2018

1,100 kilometers of freeways inaugurated in a year

TEHRAN- About 1,100 kilometers of freeways were inaugurated in Iran during the pat Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), according to Kheirollah Khademi, the managing director of Iran’s Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructure...
April 16, 2018

Expansion of rail transport co-op stressed by Iran, Austria

TEHRAN – A 10-member Austrian trade delegation visited Tran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) on Sunday to discuss expansion of cooperation between the two countries in rail transport, TCCIMA portal reported.
April 16, 2018

Zarif embarks for Dushanbe to attend ECO ministerial meeting

TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for Tajikistan on Monday to take part in the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) 23rd meeting of Council of Ministers (COM) in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe the next day, IRNA reported.
April 16, 2018

Iran Tech Weekly Recap | April 16, 2018

This week, we covered Silk Road Startup Summit’s final countdown, a new record for SHETAB transactions during the past year, assigning an unemployment insurance for Iranian businesses migrating out of Telegram and blocking this messenger in the country.

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April 16, 2018

Textile, garment exports up 15% in a year

TEHRAN – The value of textile and garment exports reached $970 million in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), a 15 percent rise compared to the preceding year.
April 16, 2018

Gas supply to Chabahar power plant to start in late May

TEHRAN – The first phase of the gas supply project to Chabahar power plant in southeastern Iran is due to be completed by May 22 in which 1 million cubic meters (mcm) of gas will be supplied to the plant on a daily basis.
April 16, 2018

Gas supply to Chabahar power plant to start in late May

TEHRAN – The first phase of the gas supply project to Chabahar power plant in southeastern Iran is due to be completed by May 22 in which 1 million cubic meters (mcm) of gas will be supplied to the plant on a daily basis.