March 7, 2018

Iranian App Makers Are Copying, and that’s OK!

Is it really a bad thing that at this stage most of our tech companies in Iran are copying proven business models in other countries? Read the article to find out more.

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March 7, 2018

NIOC to Establish Fund to Finance Oil Projects

The Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Ali Kardor said plans are under way to introduce project funds for financing Iran’s recovery and maintenance projects in oil industry. Addressing the 2nd International Congress and Exhibition of Oil Exploration and Production and the 5th International Congress and Exhibition of Iran’s Drilling Industry here in […]
March 7, 2018

TSE attends Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges session

By John Lee. During the session, the Secretary-General of FEAS submitted a report on the actions taken and the duties assigned. The FEAS members exchanged views on the general policies of FEAS and the membership status of the Istanbul Stock Exchange. Also, the necessary changes and amendments were made to the FEAS Statutes. It was […]
March 7, 2018

Iran Launches Hengam Gas Processing Complex

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has officially inaugurated the gas processing complex at the Hengam Joint Oilfield. The plant can process 80 mcm/day of natural gas which was previously flared. Iranian contractors, manufacturers and advisors developed the complex whose return on investment will be less than a year. The project generates $700,000 per day of revenues […]
March 7, 2018

Rouhani “Promises” Women will be allowed to attend Football

By John Lee. President Hassan Rouhani will reportedly allow women in Iran to attend football matches. The move follows the arrest of 35 women who tried to attend the Esteqlal vs Persepolis match on 1st March, causing international outrage. According to a report from The Independent, FIFA President Gianni Infantino told reporters following a meeting with Mr Rouhani: “I […]
March 7, 2018

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Intern – Programme Support- Graphic Design, UN-Habitat – United Nations Human Settlements Programme Intern – Programme Support- Urban Planning and Management, UN-Habitat – United Nations Human Settlements Programme Intern – Programme Support- Public Information and Communication, UN-Habitat – United Nations Human Settlements Programme Policy […]
March 7, 2018

There are 3.226m unemployed people in Iran: SCI

TEHRAN- The Head of Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) Omid Ali Parsa put the number of jobless people at 3.226 million in the country, IRIB news reported on Tuesday.
March 7, 2018

Over $2.3b required to complete mining projects

TEHRAN- Underway mining and related industries projects require 104 trillion rials (about $2.311 billion) of investment to be completed, according to Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) Mehdi Karbasian.
March 7, 2018

US Making Economic War on Iran: General

The US government has formally waged an economic war against Iran, with its Treasury Department serving as the war headquarters and dollar being used as the pivotal weapon, Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali said. Addressing a conference on civil defense tactics in the banking industry, held in Tehran on […]
March 7, 2018

Iran Improves (Slightly) in Transparency Ranking

By John Lee. Transparency International has said that Iran’s ranking has improved one place its global Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). From a total of 180 countries, Iran came in at number 130; last year’s position was 131 out of 176 countries. This result puts it behind countries such as Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Moldova, and just […]
March 7, 2018

UN Investigator Concerned at Torture in Iran

The U.N. special rapporteur on human rights in Iran has said she is worried about the fate of activists and political opponents arrested in the country. Asma Jahangir (pictured), who passed away in February, compiled a report for the U.N. Human Rights Council detailing the use of torture and the of the clampdown on freedom […]
March 6, 2018

Non-oil exports rise 5%, hit $42b

TEHRAN – Iran exported $41.69 billion of non-oil goods in the first 11 months of the current Iranian calendar year ending to February 19.
March 6, 2018

Indian company inks MOU in Iran to cooperate in oilfield development

TEHRAN - Indian ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Tuesday with Gostaresh Iranian Oil and Gas Industries Development Company (also known as IDRO Oil) for cooperation in developing Susangerd oil field in southwest Iran.
March 6, 2018

Iran calls for preparing economic co-op roadmap with Iraq

TEHRAN- Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari urged preparation of Iran-Iraq economic cooperation roadmap during his visit to Iraq, Shata news agency reported on Tuesday.
March 6, 2018

Transit of goods via Iran up 20% in 11 months

TEHRAN- Based on the latest data released by Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization, transit of goods via maritime and land borders from March 21, 2017 to February 19, 2018 has witnessed an increase of 20 percent in comparison with the s...
March 6, 2018

Iran’s exclusive expos in Iraq rise quantitatively in a year

TEHRAN- The number of Iran’s exclusive exhibitions in Iraq increased during the finishing Iranian calendar year (ending March 20, 2018), the portal of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran quoted Iranian commercial attaché to Iraq.
March 6, 2018

ICCIMA, ECO hold 16th general assembly

TEHRAN- The 16th general assembly of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mine and Agriculture (ICCIMA) and Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) was held at the place of ICCIMA in Tehran on Monday, IRIB news reported.
March 5, 2018

Iran Tech Weekly Recap | March 5, 2018

Every week we’ll be bringing you the highlights of Iran’s tech scene in the past week. This week, we covered Samsung mobile phones’ registry postponement, 650 million dollar facilities dedicated to knowledge-based companies, game developers’ huge contribution and free internet in museums and historical places in the country.

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March 5, 2018

Tehran, Moscow discuss further expansion of economic ties

TEHRAN - Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Masoud Karbasian met with Russian Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin on Monday to discuss further expansion of mutual economic cooperation, Shada news agency reported.
March 5, 2018

Sardashti appointed NITC’s new managing director

TEHRAN – Nasrollah Sardashti was appointed as the new managing director of National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC).