May 23, 2017

Monthly crude steel output up 15% yr/yr

TEHRAN- Iran produced 1.734 million tons of crude steel in the first month of current Iranian calendar year, Farvardin (March 21-April 20), a 15 percent rise from 1.507 million tons in the same month last year, IRIB reported on Monday.
May 23, 2017

Iran-EU trade up 165% in Q1

TEHRAN- The European Union’s trade with Iran amounted to €5.3 billion in the first quarter of 2017, a 165 percent rise from €2 billion in the first quarter of 2016, based on the latest figures released by the European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat.
May 22, 2017

Iran Swiftly Moving Towards a Knowledge-Based Economy – Part 1

A report recently published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) revealed that Iran has made significant progress towards a knowledge-based economy, powered by science and innovation. However, the report indicates that certain measures should be taken to fully harness the potential of the country.

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May 22, 2017

West Karoun oilfields, IP gas pipeline projects prioritized

TEHRAN - Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri has tasked the Oil Ministry with implementing 11 prioritized projects in the oil and gas sector by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018).
May 22, 2017

The Struggle for Iran’s Largest Private University

By Zep Kalb for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Struggle over Iran’s Largest Private University Heats Up On April 23, hours after the conservative daily Kayhan proclaimed that “[Islamic] Azad University is awaiting major restructuring,” four members of the institution’s nine-member board of trustees […]
May 22, 2017

Iran Urges Removal of Trade Barriers with India

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for efforts to remove the obstacles to trade and banking ties with India. In a meeting with Foreign Secretary of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar in Tehran, Foreign Minister Zarif expressed the hope for closer relations between Iran and India in light of the history of their mutual cooperation and […]
May 22, 2017

Iran, Hungary call for expansion of relations in poultry

TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Agriculture Minister Hassan Rokni has called for expansion of cooperation between Iran and Hungary’s poultry industries, IRNA reported on Sunday.
May 22, 2017

Iran re-elected as coordinator of FAO’s RCC for the Near East

TEHRAN- During the held FAO/WHO Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC) on May 15-19 in Rome, the Islamic Republic of Iran was re-elected as the coordinator of FAO’s regional meeting for Near East for the second consecutive term, IRIB news reported on Sunday.
May 22, 2017

NITC, Indian refiners ready to expand cooperation

TEHRAN- National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) Managing Director Sirous Kianersi said that in his meeting with Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan he has announced NITC’s readiness for the continuous and safe shipment of Indian refineries’ products.
May 21, 2017

No negotiations with Russia, China over purchasing airplanes

TEHRAN- Iranian Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan announced on Sunday that Iran has held no talks with Russia and China over buying aircrafts from them, IRNA reported.
May 21, 2017

Persian Gulf nations tend to buy Iranian gas

TEHRAN – The National Iranian Gas Company’s managing director Hamidreza Araqi told IRNA on Sunday that Persian Gulf nations are willing to buy Iranian gas.
May 21, 2017

Foreign Officials Congratulate Rouhani on Election Win

Leaders and senior diplomats from around the world sent congratulatory messages to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election. Following President Rouhani’s victory in the Friday’s presidential election, congratulatory messages poured in from Western and Eastern leaders. In a message on Saturday, President of China Xi Jinping said Beijing attaches great significance to enhancement of […]
May 21, 2017

Drinking water to be supplied to 1200-1600 villages by Mar. 2018

TEHRAN- In line with completing water supplying projects in the country, Iran’s Energy Ministry plans to supply drinking water to 1200-1600 new villages by the end of current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018), Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.
May 21, 2017

ICCIMA to host French agro delegation today

TEHRAN- A French agricultural delegation will discuss agriculture, foodstuff, and poultry cooperation with Iranian entrepreneurs at the place of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) today, IRNA reported.
May 21, 2017

Germany, Netherlands, Britain top investment making seekers in petchem sector

TEHRAN- Germany, the Netherlands and Britain stand on the top of the list of countries seeking investment making in Iran’s petrochemical sector in the post-sanctions era, IRNA reported on Saturday quoting Hossein Alimorad, director for investment making in National Petrochemical Company (NPC).
May 20, 2017

First VP announces prioritized economic programs

TEHRAN- Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri has tasked the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs with implementing 14 prioritized programs by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018).
May 20, 2017

Italy top EU trade partner of Iran in 2017 Q1

TEHRAN- Italy was the first trade partner of Iran among the European Union member states, during the first three months of 2017, European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat announced.
May 20, 2017

Turkey-Iran business meeting held in Ankara

TEHRAN – An Iran-Turkey investment, trade and cooperation opportunities meeting was held by Ankara Chamber of Commerce in the Turkish city on Wednesday.
May 20, 2017

Over $639m allocated to water projects in rural areas

TEHRAN – Iran has allocated over $639 million to building modern water distribution networks and implementing water projects in the country’s rural areas by the end of current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018), IRNA reported on Friday.
May 20, 2017

Polls Close in Iran, Interior Ministry Begins Ballot Count

The job of counting tens of millions of ballots in Iran’s presidential election got underway in the wee hours of Saturday as the voter turnout in one of the country’s most tightly contested presidential elections hit a record high. Polling stations across Iran closed at midnight after sixteen hours. The Interior Ministry had extended the […]