November 2, 2017

Iran Welcomes Closer Economic Cooperation with Philippines

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the importance of relations with the Philippines and said the Islamic Republic welcomes closer cooperation with the Southeast Asian country in all fields, the economy in particular. Speaking at a meeting with the Philippines’ new ambassador to Iran, Wilfredo Santos, in Tehran on Saturday, President Rouhani hailed the developing ties […]
November 2, 2017

Public WiFi Is Now Available in 66 Spots Across Iran

With the request of Iran's ICT Minister, a number of mobile and fixed operators have provided Iranian citizens with free public WiFi services around the country.

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November 1, 2017

Trade between Iran, Russia rise 70% in a year

TEHRAN- Iran-Russia trade grew 70 percent during the past year, Iranian Finance Minister Masoud Karbasian announced after his meeting with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in Tehran on Wednesday morning.
November 1, 2017

Norway’s ORG to conduct study on Iranian oilfield in Caspian Sea

TEHRAN- The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and the Norwegian Offshore Resource Group (ORG) inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in conducting development studies on Sardar-e-Jangal oilfield and the exploratory blocks of 24, 26 ...
November 1, 2017

Loading, unloading at Iranian ports up 16% in 7 months: PMO head

TEHRAN- Loading and unloading of goods at ports of Iran rose 16 percent in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20- October 22, 2017) in comparison with the same period in the preceding year, Managing Director of Ports and...
November 1, 2017

Iran Considers Plans to Simplify Investment

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, and Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani discussed the latest domestic and international developments in a meeting in Tehran, and weigh up plans to facilitate the process of investment in the country. The heads of the three Iranian branches of power met at the Parliament building on […]
November 1, 2017

Iranian Banks Slowly Reconnect to the World

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. A recent string of “financing agreements” that various governments and international banks have signed with Iran indicates that Tehran is finding solutions to leave behind the bottlenecks in financing its international projects. The question […]
November 1, 2017

Iran Developing Visa-Free Health Tourism Centre

By John Lee. Iran is reportedly developing a visa-free health tourism centre in its Arvand Free Zone (AFZ). The zone’s CEO, Esmail Zamani (pictured), is quoted as saying that AFZ will welcome foreigners free of visa in the coming weeks. It is just 15 miles from the Iraqi city of Basra, which has a population […]
November 1, 2017

Iran Open to Finnish Investors

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the good grounds for investment in Iran, calling on the Finnish investors to take the opportunity and work with the Iranian private sector. In a meeting with Finland’s new ambassador to Tehran on Saturday, President Rouhani said there exist perfect opportunities for investment in Iran. The Finnish entrepreneurs and investors […]
November 1, 2017

New Work Begins at Bushehr Nuclear Plant

The excavation process for the construction of new sites for the second and third reactors of Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran began on Tuesday. The project kicked off in a ceremony at Iran’s southern port city of Bushehr, attended by Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi, nuclear […]
November 1, 2017

Iran’s 7-month non-oil trade up 6.2% yr/yr

TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s non-oil trade with foreign partners reached $52.527 billion during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21- October 22), up $3.59 billion or 6.2 percent from the same period last year, Tasnim re...
October 31, 2017

Restrictions on Border with Iraqi Kurdistan to Be Removed

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said on Monday that the country’s border with Iraqi Kurdistan region will reopen in coming days. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a local ceremony, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri pointed to the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party led by Masoud Barzani’s attempts in the Iraqi Kurdistan […]
October 31, 2017

Boeing-IranAir deal at risk amid claims of IRGC use

By Saeed Jalili, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. US President Donald Trump’s new Iran strategy, including his Oct. 13 refusal to certify that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) meets congressional requirements, will push a contract for 80 passenger jets signed […]
October 31, 2017

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Finance Intern, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Finance Assistant (Digitalization), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) (Source: UN) (Picture credit: Amir1140)
October 31, 2017

Iran Cancels Arbaeen Flights to Iraq Due to Dust Storms

The rising level of dust pollution in Iraq forced Iranian airlines to cancel their flights to the Arab country’s cities of Baghdad and Najaf ahead of Arbaeen, the 40th day after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shiite Imam. With dust clouds reducing visibility, Iranian flights heading to Baghdad and […]
October 31, 2017

Iran “to Leave JCPOA” if Sanctions Re-Imposed

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the country will not remain committed to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, known as the JCPOA, if anti-Tehran sanctions are re-imposed under various pretexts. “The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is not a goal nor a holy verse […]
October 31, 2017

Asia’s Sept. imports of Iranian oil highest in 6 months

TEHRAN – Iran’s four main Asian oil buyers increased their crude imports from the country in September to their highest level since March, boosted by a surge in purchases in China and South Korea, Reuters reported citing government and ship-tracking da...
October 31, 2017

Iran-S.Korea Joint Economic Committee meeting due in a month

TEHRAN – South Korean Ambassador in Tehran Kim Seung-ho said Iran-South Korea Joint Economic Committee meeting is slated to be held within a month in Seoul.
October 31, 2017

IMARC to present Iranian mining sector‘s finance, investment opportunities

TEHRAN- Opportunities for finance and investment in Iran’s mining sector will be introduced in the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) running in Australia’s Melbourne from October 30 to November 2.
October 31, 2017

Contracts worth $465m signed on export of technical, engineering services

TEHRAN- According to an official from Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO), Iranian companies signed $465 million of contracts on exporting technical and engineering services during the first half of the present Iranian year (March 21– September 22, 2017), IRNA reported on Monday.