October 2, 2017

Latest state of the 6 Local Iranian Satellites

The head of the Iranian Space Agency revealed the latest status of 6 local Iranian satellites with Doosti (means friendship) satellite scheduled for launch.

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October 2, 2017

Iran Bans Oil Products Shipment to Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development warned companies against shipment of oil products to and from the Iraqi Kurdistan “until further notice”. The decision is in line with Tehran’s series of measures in response to a referendum held in the semi-autonomous region on possible secession from Iraq which has drawn international criticism. “Given the […]
October 2, 2017

Iran “Abandons Hope for WTO Accession”

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. Hope for Iran’s long-overdue accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) appears to have disappeared. The July 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed between Tehran and six world powers, has done little to […]
October 2, 2017

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: ICLA Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Education Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Expert Trainer for ToT in participatory Program Cycle Management, Relief International (Source: UN) (Picture credit: Amir1140)
October 2, 2017

Iran, Iraq to Stage Joint Military Drills in Coming Days

The armed forces of Iran and neighboring Iraq plan to hold joint military exercises in coming days, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri announced. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Brigadier General Jazayeri said the commanders of Iran’s Armed Forces held a meeting on Saturday chaired by Chief […]
October 2, 2017

Polish company distributes Iranian petrochemicals in Europe

TEHRAN - Polish chemical Company Ciech Group has started importing and distributing Iranian polyolefin to the European markets.
October 2, 2017

Iran’s oil output up 20,000 bpd in September

TEHRAN – Iranian crude oil production increased by 20,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September from its previous month.
October 2, 2017

Tehran, Jakarta to complete PTA negotiations soon

TEHRAN- In the fourth round of their negotiations on Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA), Iran and Indonesia agreed to complete their negotiations in this due as soon as possible so that the agreement will be implemented soon, according to the director ...
October 1, 2017

Iran to expand regional flights deploying new ATR planes

TEHRAN- The CEO of Iran’s national flag-carrier Iran Air said Iran will utilize the newly received ATR passenger jets purchased from the European plane maker ATR to expand regional flights, IRIB news reported.
October 1, 2017

Renewables spurring foreign investment

Clean energy is under the spotlight in Iran as the oil and gas rich country also enjoys some advantageous geographical and climate condition to benefit from renewable sources of energy.
September 30, 2017

Iraq’s Kurdistan referendum: what to expect for oil markets

Against the opposition of Iraq’s central government and despite the warning signals from much of the international community, thousands of Iraqi Kurds headed to polls on September 25 for a referendum on independence.
September 29, 2017

Iranians rail against Apple, Google over pulling of Apps

By Holly Dagres, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Imagine trying to hail an Uber on a street corner only for the Uber app on your iPhone to suddenly stop working. That’s what happened to some Iranians when Apple pulled Snapp, a popular […]
September 29, 2017

Iran, South Africa Agree to Boost ICT Cooperation

Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi and his South African counterpart agreed to promote cooperation between the two countries in the area of information communication technology (ICT). In a meeting held on the sidelines of ITU Telecom World 2017, taking place in Busan, South Korea, Azari Jahromi and Azwihangwisi Faith […]
September 29, 2017

Conditions Favorable for Foreign Investors in Iran: MP

A member of the Iranian parliament said there are no legal barriers for foreign investors in Iran, adding the country enjoys favorable conditions for foreign financiers. Speaking on the sidelines of IranPlast international exhibition in Tehran on Wednesday, Javad Hosseinikia said, “Iran is a paradise for foreign investors.” He said the fair offers domestic companies […]
September 29, 2017

KEPCO, SOCAR discuss Caspian Oil Cooperation

Directors of Iran’s Khazar Exploration and Production Company (KEPCO) and the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) met to discuss oil cooperation in the Caspian Sea region. Mohsen Delaviz, KEPCO managing director, and SOCAR’s Rovnag Ibrahim Abdullayev met in Baku to discuss cooperation in energy projects in the region. During the meeting, Delaviz […]
September 28, 2017

Stock market index rises 4.2% in a month

TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)’s main index (TEDPIX) gained 3.459 points or 4.2 percent to 85,832 in the sixth Iranian calendar month Shahrivar (August 23-Septemebr 22), Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.
September 28, 2017

Iraq to Invest in Joint Oil Projects with Iran

Iraq’s Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi says an agreement will be signed with Iran soon to jointly invest in two oil fields shared between the two countries. Luaibi did not specify which fields were concerned and when the agreement would be signed. Nevertheless, it would be a groundbreaking move in the history of economic cooperation between […]
September 28, 2017

Iran files Lawsuit against Telegram founder

By Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The Telegram messaging application is the most popular mobile software in Iran, but it has always been on the verge of being blocked for various reasons. Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi, Tehran’s prosecutor general, has announced that the Iranian […]
September 28, 2017

Iran eyes Closer Ties with Singapore

Iran’s president congratulated his new Singaporean counterpart on taking office, hoping for the expansion of relations with the Southeast Asian nation in all fields. In a message on Monday, President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Halimah Yacob on becoming the eighth president of the Republic of Singapore. Given the mutual political determination and the great potential for […]
September 28, 2017

Philippines Considers Investing in Iran Petchem Sector

Tehran and Manila held talks on enhancing energy ties and petrochemical investment in Iran. Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh and Jose De Venecia, special representative of the Philippines president, met in Tehran on Tuesday to discuss energy ties and petrochemical investment in Iran. Supplying feedstock to refineries in Philippines by Iran and financing petrochemical […]