December 6, 2017

Transit of goods via Iran rises 21% in 8 months

TEHRAN- Transit of goods via Iran rose 21 percent during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21) compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to a transport official.
December 6, 2017

Iran-Spain economic co-op opportunities forum held

TEHRAN- Iran-Spain economic cooperation forum was held at the place of Spanish Chamber of Commerce, IRNA reported on Tuesday.
December 6, 2017

ICCIMA delegation to embark for Netherlands in late Jan. 2018

TEHRAN- A delegation from Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) will visit the Netherlands from January 28 to February 1, 2018, the portal of ICCIMA reported.
December 6, 2017

Supporting SMEs to raise production, employment

SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are enterprises whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits. According to the European definition, SMEs are enterprises which employ fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding ...
December 6, 2017

Free trade agreement draft finalized between Iran, Pakistan

TEHRAN- Iran and Pakistan finalized the draft of a much-awaited Free Trade Agreement (FTA), official sources told Business Recorder.
December 6, 2017

Home Internet Service in Iran Is Now More Affordable Than Ever

For years Iranians had no choice but to use home internet services with limited data allowance or they had to pay a hefty amount of money for an unlimited service. One of the promises of Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, the ICT Minister of Iran’s 12th administration was to change the Internet Service Providers’ policies toward end user’s home internet service plans. 

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December 5, 2017

Tehran hosting 2 intl. exhibitions

TEHRAN- The 14th International Exhibition of IRAN METAFO and the 16th International Exhibition of Poultry, Livestock and Dairy (IRANPLEX 2017) became operational at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Monday, IRIB news reported.
December 5, 2017

MOU inked between Iran, China, Hong Kong to manufacture solar panels

TEHRAN - Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) signed a memorandum of understating (MOU) with the Chinese company Sunshine and Konda Energy from Hong Kong to establish a joint company for manufacturing solar panels.
December 5, 2017

Iran, South Korea in €720m Rail Deal

Iran Rail Industries Development Company (IRICO) and South Korea’s Hyundai Rotem have signed a contract to jointly manufacture diesel rail-cars for public transport in suburban Tehran. The €720-million contract was signed during a ceremony in the Iranian capital, Tehran, attended by Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi. Hyundai Rotem will produce 150 cars […]
December 5, 2017

Iran, Netherlands sign Economic Plan of Action for 2018

Senior ministerial officials from Iran and the Netherlands signed a joint plan of action on the expansion of bilateral economic ties in the coming year. In a meeting in The Hague on Friday, Iran’s Deputy Economy Minister Mohammad Khazaee and his Dutch counterpart signed the plan of action for 2018, which entails cooperation in eleven […]
December 5, 2017

Qatar, Iran Boosting Trade, “Benefiting from Blockade”

The move by Iran to increase bilateral trade with Qatar, following a Saudi-led blockade, has benefited the two countries, according to an expert. “Trade between Iran and Qatar increased by 117 percent in less than six months and it shows the short-term effect of this crisis and bodes well for both countries in the long […]
December 5, 2017

Long road ahead for Iran’s Medicinal Plants Industry

By Maysam Bizaer for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The world has seen great advances in medicine in recent centuries, leading to the discovery and manufacture of numerous types of drugs to cure diseases. Yet many around the world still prefer to use plants and natural […]
December 5, 2017

Iran moves to stamp out Corruption in Customs

By Bijan Khajehpour, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran moves to stamp out Corruption Opportunities in Customs Government officials and investors all agree that Iran needs to improve its business climate to attract the needed investment for job creation. One of the phenomena that can […]
December 5, 2017

Iran, Brazil Sign Research Cooperation Deal

Officials from Iran and Brazil signed a memorandum of understanding on academic and research cooperation in cognitive sciences. The cooperation agreement was signed between Kamal Kharrazi, secretary of the department on development of cognitive science and technology at the Vice-President’s Office for Science and Technology Affairs, and the representative of CAPES, a foundation within Brazil’s […]
December 5, 2017

Oil Minister Slams Pakistan’s Inaction on Gas Deal

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh highlighted the problems facing the completion of a long-awaited gas pipeline between Iran and Pakistan, saying that Islamabad has no clear answer about its plans for “the valid gas contract”. Speaking to reporters after his meeting with Hungarian Economy Minister Mihaly Varga, Zanganeh said Hungary has experience in the […]
December 5, 2017

Video: Is the Iran Deal set to Unravel?

While the Iran nuclear deal was hailed as a “triumph of diplomacy” by its supporters around the world, US President Donald Trump called it “the worst deal ever”. He recently decided to officially “decertify” the deal formally known as the JCPOA, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, between Iran six world powers and the EU […]
December 5, 2017

Saudi Reforms put Spotlight on Iran’s Women’s Movement

By Leila Alikarami, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Saudi Arabia attracted significant media attention when it announced that it would finally allow women to drive as of June 2018. It was also announced later that women will be allowed into some of the […]
December 4, 2017

Iran, Hungary explore expansion of trade, industry, energy ties

TEHRAN – Following the visit of a high-ranking Hungarian trade delegation to Tehran, an Iran-Hungary business forum was held on Sunday during which the two sides signed three memorandums of understanding (MOUs) in various areas.
December 4, 2017

Tehran calls on Turkish private sector for cooperation in energy projects

TEHRAN - Iranian oil ministry invited Turkish private sector to participate in the country’s energy projects with an estimated investment of $100 billion, Daily Sabah reported on Sunday quoting an Iranian oil official.
December 4, 2017

Free trade zones still far from objectives

Free trade zones, as defined by the World Bank, are small duty-free areas offering warehousing, storage, and distribution facilities for trade, transshipment, and re-export operations.