June 20, 2017

France’s Total to go ahead with major Iran gas project: CEO

Total will go ahead with development of a giant Iranian gas field this summer, its CEO told Reuters, in the first major western energy investment in the country since Tehran signed an international nuclear deal.
June 20, 2017

NIOC awards Eni oil, gas fields development study

TEHRAN – Italy’s major oil company Eni signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for carrying out development studies on two of Iran’s oil and gas fields.
June 20, 2017

Iran will Sign New Oil Deals Worth $15bn

Managing Director of the National Iranian Oil Company Ali Kardor announced that the NIOC will sign several multi-billion-dollar crude contracts with foreign countries to develop the country’s energy fields. “We estimate to conclude new oil contracts with international companies valued at $15 billion,” Kardor, also Iranian Deputy Oil Minister, said. He, meantime, pointed to the […]
June 20, 2017

Iran’s Central Bank must Regulate Unlicensed Actors

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. Despite all modernization efforts, Iran is still a cash-based economy where banks and financial institutions play a significant role. Ever since the privatization of the banking sector in the early 2000s, the Central Bank […]
June 20, 2017

As Extremists Lose Power in Iraq, Militias Loyal to Iran Gain it

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The Iraqi government’s next big problem is coming into view: The group of powerful Shiite Muslim militias loyal to Iran seem to want to keep the country enmeshed in regional […]
June 20, 2017

Almaty to host Iran’s exclusive expo in early Oct.

TEHRAN- Kazakhstan’s Almaty is to host an Islamic Republic of Iran’s exclusive exhibition on October 5-8, according to the official website of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO).
June 20, 2017

Fishery output to rise 200,000 tons by 2021

TEHRAN- Iran’s annual output of fishery will be increased by 200,000 tons by the end of the country’s Sixth Five-Year National Development Plan (March 2021), Mohammad Pourkazemi, the chairman of Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute, said on Monday.
June 19, 2017

Infographic: Google Plus Usage Statistics in Iran

Nowadays, social media platforms have become a big part in the lives of Iranians. In today’s infographic, we are going to shed light on how Iranians use Google Plus.

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June 19, 2017

Eni, NIOC to ink oil, gas MOUs

TEHRAN – Representatives of the Italian oil major Eni will arrive in Tehran on Tuesday to ink two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).
June 19, 2017

Iran Petchem Holding Talks with Japan for Tech Transfer

Iran’s Parsian Oil & Gas Development Group Co. (PODGC) is holding talks with a Japanese company for receiving the technical savvy for production of ethylene glycol from natural gas, PODGC director said. Mohammad Ebrahim Yousef Zadeh said the item is produced based on ethylene which is a pretty costly raw material for ethylene glycol production. […]
June 19, 2017

Second-term Rouhani likely to move closer to Russia

By Hamidreza Azizi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. After weeks of heated campaigning and controversial televised debates, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani managed to secure a second term in the May 19 presidential elections. Now, with electoral passions considerably eased, the question of […]
June 19, 2017

New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Finance & Administration Coordinator, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Intern – Programme Support (Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation), United Nations Human Settlements Programme Intern – Programme Support (Public Information and Communication), United Nations Human Settlements Programme Intern – Programme Support (Graphic Design), United Nations Human […]
June 19, 2017

Iran sells crude oil at $44.85 per barrel in a week

TEHRAN- Iran sold its light crude oil at $44.85 per barrel in the week ended on June 9, with $2.09 decrease from its previous week, IRNA reported on Saturday.
June 19, 2017

Iran to dispatch businesswomen delegation to China in late-July

TEHRAN – Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce is going to send a trade delegation comprised of Iranian businesswomen and female entrepreneurs to China on July 25-29.
June 19, 2017

Minerals exports at $1.02b in 2 months

TEHRAN- Iran’s minerals and mining industries exported $7.68 million tons of goods at the value of $1.02 billion during the first two months of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21, 2017), IRIB news reported on Sunday.
June 19, 2017

Exports of foodstuffs up 10% in 2 months yr/yr

TEHRAN- Iran could export $400 million of foodstuffs during the first two months of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21, 2017), Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.
June 19, 2017

Splitting of ministries; another trial and error?

With President Hassan Rouhani’s first tenure coming to an end, the administration has taken a decision for splitting three ministries in a bid to make them smaller and swifter.
June 18, 2017

Infographic: State of Internet & Social Media Usage in Iran

In the recent years, a big proportion of Iranians have proved to be strong adopters of new technologies. In a series of articles we will shed light on the state of Internet usage and the major social media platforms used by Iranians.

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June 18, 2017

Iran’s annual GDP growth at 12.5%: CBI

TEHRAN- Iran's growth of gross domestic product (GDP), including oil sector, hit 12.5 percent in the previous Iranian calendar year 1395 (ended on March 20, 2017), the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) reported.
June 18, 2017

Spain’s Telepizza seeking to enter Iranian market

Madrid-based Telepizza, which claims to be the largest pizza delivery company outside the U.S., has been seeking to expand abroad from the U.K. to Iran to diversify a business that still relies on its home country for about two thirds of its sales, Chi...