April 26, 2017

Norwegian Firm in Iran Tech Transfer

Iran’s Petrochemical Research and Technology Company (PRTC) signed a heads of agreement (HoA) with Norway’s Norner, a global market leader of Industrial R&D services in polymers, for transfer of state-of-the-art technical savvy for production of polypropylene to PRTC. From PRTC Esmaeil Ghambari, the company’s managing director, and from Norner, director of its business development, Lars […]
April 26, 2017

Video: Ahmadinejad talks to Al Jazeera

In a move that shocked Iranians and many in the international community, Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, registered to run in next month’s presidential election. He left office in August 2013, after two four-year terms marked by his anti-Western rhetoric. And his decision to run this year went against the advice of the country’s Supreme […]
April 26, 2017

Taiwan Shipping Line Yang Ming Halts Services to Iran

Taiwan’s Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp is halting its container service to Iran due to fears of being punished by the US government. An executive with Keelung-headquartered Yang Ming said the firm had “ceased direct services to Iran on concerns of rising tensions there”. “We took into consideration the recent sanctions against Iran as well […]
April 25, 2017

Iran’s cross border trade improved in 2017: World Bank

TEHRAN - The World Bank in its recent report titled “Doing Business 2017” said that Iran has improved its trading across borders through applying the national single-window system.
April 25, 2017

Iran ranks as No.2 oil supplier to South Korea 1st time for a quarter

Iran ranked as South Korea's second-biggest oil exporter over the first three months of 2017 as it ramped up output to regain market share after sanctions were lifted last year, the first time ever it has claimed the No.2 spot for a quarter.
April 25, 2017

Iran to receive 3 ATR airplanes in 3 weeks

TEHRAN- Iran’s national flag-carrier airline Iran Air signed a contract for purchasing 20 turboprop passenger planes from the French-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR in mid-April and three planes of the kind will be delivered to the country in three weeks, Managing Director of Iran Air Farhad Parvaresh announced, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.
April 25, 2017

NIOC Seals Oilfield Study MoU with Iranian Firm

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ghadir Investment Company (GIC) to carry out studies of oil and gas fields in Iran. Based on the deal, GIC will study the Kisha, Sepehr, Jofeir and phase III of Darkhowin oil and gas fields; GIC will have 6 months to […]
April 25, 2017

EU Project for Nuclear Safety for Iran

The European Commission has signed the first ever project for nuclear safety co-operation with Iran, under the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The € 2.5 million project aims to enhance the capabilities of the Iranian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (INRA).  It will do so by preparing a feasibility study for the Nuclear Safety Centre foreseen in the JCPOA. It will […]
April 25, 2017

Video: How does the President get Elected in Iran?

From PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Do you know how the president is elected in Iran? What are his prerogatives? And what qualifications are needed in order to b...
April 25, 2017

Iran, Armenia promote Tax Cooperation

Head of the Iranian National Tax Administration and Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia discussed the most important tax issues, calling for promotion of economic and tax cooperation. During the meeting held in Tehran,  Sayyed Kamal Taghavinejad, Head of the Iranian National Tax Administration, pointed to the long-term political, economic and cultural relations between the […]
April 24, 2017

Tehran to host Iran-Europe banking forum in late-April

TEHRAN – The fourth edition of Iran-Europe banking and business forum is due to be held at IRIB international conference center in Tehran on April 29 and 30, Mehr news agency reported.
April 24, 2017

Tehran to host Iran-Europe banking forum in late-April

TEHRAN – The fourth edition of Iran-Europe banking and business forum is due to be held at IRIB international conference center in Tehran on April 29 and 30, Mehr news agency reported.
April 24, 2017

How Silicon Valley is Making Money From People Living in Iran

Have you ever wondered if it’s possible for American companies such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or even Google to make money from the people living in Iran? The answer is YES.

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April 24, 2017

FAO offers water-scarce countries a new satellite tool to boost agricultural productivity

Measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries including Iran, is going high-tech with the help of a new tool developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with a fund fro...
April 24, 2017

Iran to host 13th ICA Regional Summit

TEHRAN- Iran will host the 13th Regional Summit of Asia-Pacific International Cooperatives Alliance (ICA) in autumn 2018, the Head of Iran Chamber of Cooperatives Bahman Abdollahi announced.
April 24, 2017

Lufthansa Eyes Catering, Maintenance, Training Deals with Iran Air

An official with Lufthansa said the German flagship airline is seeking to sign several contracts with Iran Air to provide the Iranian national flag-carrier airline with catering, maintenance and pilot training services. “We are in very, very intense discussions, actually almost on a weekly basis,” said Karsten Zang, Lufthansa’s regional director for the Persian Gulf, […]
April 24, 2017

Imports and Exports Increased, China is Main Partner

Iran’s non-crude-oil exports grew by 3.54 percent in the year ended 20th March 2017, reaching $43.930 billion. During the period, imports increased 5.16 percent to $43.684 billion. Main export items During the period under consideration, the main export items consisted of gas condensate with value of $7.320 billion, light oils and products except gasoline ($2.479 […]
April 24, 2017

Japanese Grant gives hope for Recovery in Lake Urmia

New Japanese grant gives hope for sustained recovery in Lake Urmia Water – albeit thinly spread – is now covering a significant amount of the lake’s formerly dried-out surface. Much more than it was two years – or even one year – ago.  And while the lake’s biosphere is still in critical condition, there have […]
April 24, 2017

How Iran’s Military Strategy against IS may Backfire

By Fazel Hawramy for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. “Today Iran stands at the forefront of the battle and confrontation with the project of the Islamic caliphate, in a way that it funds more than 90 … armed militia groups in Islamic cities,” the […]
April 24, 2017

Iran, EU to broaden agricultural cooperation

TEHRAN- In their first joint meeting with officials of Iranian Agriculture Ministry in Tehran, the visiting members of the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) voiced readiness for transferring new technologies an...