November 7, 2017

Iran’s FM to Travel to Central Asia on Wednesday

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on Wednesday at the official invitation of the authorities of the two central Asian countries. According to Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi, Zarif will meet with high-ranking Tajik officials in Dushanbe. While in Uzbekistan, he added, FM Zarif will hold talks with […]
November 7, 2017

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Assistant Wheat Breeder/Assistant Agronomist, CIMMYT – International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Hub Manager, CIMMYT – International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Wheat Breeder, CIMMYT – International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Regional Platforms Manager, CIMMYT – International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (Source: […]
November 7, 2017

American Companies Have 18% Share in Iran’s Mobile Market

According to the head of Iran’s Mobile Phone Importers Association, American companies have 18 percent share in Iran’s Mobile Market. This market share is mainly associated with Apple iPhone devices which are unofficially sold in Iran. 

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November 7, 2017

Iranian trade delegation due in Belgium in late Nov.

TEHRAN – An Iranian trade delegation is due to visit Belgium on November 29 and 30 to present Iranian investment projects for Belgian counterparts, IRIB reported on Tuesday quoting chairman of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agricultu...
November 7, 2017

European agriculture, rural development commissioner due in Tehran

TEHRAN- European Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan will enter Tehran on Friday on the head of a high-ranking delegation.
November 7, 2017

India planning more wheat shipments to Afghanistan via Chabahar

TEHRAN- India plans to send seven shipments of wheat to Afghanistan through Iran’s southeastern Chabahar Port by the end of January, Reuters reported.
November 7, 2017

IDRO inks MOU with Gazprom on energy co-op

TEHRAN - Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and Russia’s energy giant Gazprom signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for cooperation in energy projects.
November 7, 2017

6,000 new industrial units to be established by Mar. 2018

TEHRAN- Iranian Deputy Industry Minister Reza Rahmani said the Industry Ministry plans to set up 6,000 new industrial units creating 50,000 jobs in the country by the end of current Iranian calendar year (march 20, 2018), IRNA reported.
November 7, 2017

Iran Transportation, Logistics Forum held in Tehran

TEHRAN- Iran Transportation and Logistics Forum was held at IRIB International Conference Center in Tehran on November 5 and 6, IRNA reported.
November 6, 2017

Iran, Switzerland seek ease of banking ties

TEHRAN- Iran and Switzerland are opening new avenues for developing easier banking transactions, Iranian Deputy Finance Minister Mohammad Khazaei told reporters after his Sunday meeting with Switzerland’s Vaud Economics Minister Philippe Leuba in Tehra...
November 6, 2017

IMF forecasts $23.3b GDP growth for Iran in 2017

TEHRAN- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic Outlook predicted that Iran’s gross domestic product (GDP) will rise $23.3 billion to $427.7 billion in 2017.
November 6, 2017

Maintenance services completed at South Pars platforms

TEHRAN- Maintenance services were completed at the platforms of Iran’s South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf in a bid for stable production during the coming winter.
November 6, 2017

Afghanistan Government Attempts to Temporarily Block Telegram & WhatsApp

Afghanistan government is trying to temporarily block the access to Telegram and WhatsApp. According to the Afghan Communications and Information Technology Ministry, the order has been issued but he didn't provide a detailed explanation as to why.

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November 6, 2017

Iran Market Great without American Rivals: Europe Firm

A senior executive with an Austrian engineering company says they would welcome an Iranian oil and gas industry market without American rivals. Speaking to Shana on the sidelines of the 1st Austrian Technology Transfer Symposium for Enhanced Oil Recovery by Using Treated Water here in Tehran, the Managing Partner of SONNEK Engineering Company DL Werner […]
November 6, 2017

How Iran is Winning game of chess in Kirkuk

By Fazel Hawramy for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  For now, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has pushed the separatist Kurds back and extended the power of the federal government once again to the areas considered disputed under the […]
November 6, 2017

Video: Iran’s Flower Industry set to Bloom Globally

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. For years, barriers to international trade have held Iranian businesses from blossoming. But now Iranian florists are hoping seeds of success may lie in a global industry worth $104bn a year. Al Jazeera‘s […]
November 6, 2017

Iran Ready to Help Tanzania in Energy Industry

The Iranian president voiced the country’s readiness to share its experiences in the energy and mining industries with Tanzania. Iran is prepared to provide Tanzania with its expertise in the fields of energy and mining, President Hassan Rouhani said in a meeting with the African country’s new ambassador to Tehran on Saturday. Hailing Tanzania as […]
November 6, 2017

ICCIMA planning 9 new joint chambers of commerce

TEHRAN - Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) is planning on establishing nine new chambers jointly with foreign trade partners, the portal of ICCIMA announced.
November 5, 2017

Silk Road Startup Announces Iran’s Top 10 Startups

Silk Road Startup’s Road Trip was held from October 22nd to 31st. After a series of pitch competitions around 7 cities of Iran, 10 startups have been selected to pitch for the finals in Kish Island.

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November 5, 2017

Iran expects record high in crude steel exports

TEHRAN - Iran’s crude steel exports are expected to reach a record high of 8 million tons by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018).