October 9, 2016

Permits for over 66,000 intl. flights issued in Iran in H1

TEHRAN- Iran Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) issued 66,110 permits for international flights during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-Septemebr 21), the official website of CAO published on Sunday quoting Reza Jafarzadeh, head of the organization’s Public Relations Department.
October 9, 2016

Iran’s six-month car output up 15.6% y/y

TEHRAN- Iranian car makers manufactured 579,776 vehicles in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-Septemebr 21), showing 15.6 percent rise compared to the same period of time in the preceding year, Tasnim news agency reported on...
October 9, 2016

Iran, Japan sign MOU on petchem tech. project

TEHRAN - Japan's Sojitz co-signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) for initial studies on methanol to propylene plants (MTPs) in Iran, Shana reported.
October 9, 2016

Tehran to host Iran-Spain business forum on Oct. 18

TEHRAN- Iran-Spain business forum will be held in the building of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) in Tehran on October 18, the official website of ICCIMA announced on Sunday.
October 9, 2016

Norway opens $1b credit line for Iran

TEHRAN - Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende, in a meeting with Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Ali Tayyebnia in Washington, announced that his country has opened a one-billion-dollar credit line to facilitate cooperation between Norw...
October 9, 2016

Iran, Vietnam to set up joint business council

TEHRAN- Gholam-Hossein Shafe’i, the head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), announced that Iran-Vietnam Business Council will be established in near future, the portal of ICCIMA reported on Sunday.
October 9, 2016

Tehran, Bangkok could double trade soon: Rouhani

TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran and Thailand could double bilateral trade in the near future by implementing agreements and joint projects.
October 9, 2016

Belarus Negotiating Oil Deal with Iran

By John Lee. Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has said the country is now in negotiations to purchase oil from Iran. “Iran is ready to reduce prices for us. It may even go as far as to use Mozyr Oil Refinery or some other refinery to process its oil and sell derivatives wherever it likes. The […]
October 9, 2016

Is Iran shifting its Policy toward Saudi Arabia?

By Hassan Ahmadian, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. “Saudi rulers’ refusal to offer a simple verbal apology was indicative of their ultimate impudence and shamelessness,” said Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Sept. 5, addressing the families of the 464 Iranian […]
October 9, 2016

Undermining social capital is ‘anti-people’: Jahangiri

TEHRAN – First Vice-President Es'haq Jahangiri has warned against moves that could undermine social capital, describing them as “anti-people”, ISNA news agency reported.
October 9, 2016

Italian minister to visit Iran for finalizing finance, banking deals

TEHRAN - Italy's Minister of Economy and Finance Pier Carlo Padoan has expressed readiness to pay a visit to Iran in near future to finalize pre-accorded financial and banking agreements with the Islamic country, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.
October 9, 2016

Norway willing for co-op with Iran on logistics, expansion of ports

TEHRAN- The State Secretary at the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries Dilek Ayhan in a meeting with the Deputy Head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran Jalil Eslami, announced her country’s willingness for improvement of logistics and marine cooperation as well as collaboration on expansion of ports with Iran.
October 9, 2016

Iran’s current account balance positive: IMF

TEHRAN- Iran is among a few countries in Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region with the positive current account balance, according to the World Economic Outlook October 2016 of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
October 9, 2016

NIOC, Tatneft sign MOU on oilfield development studies

TEHRAN – National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Russia’s PJSC Tatneft signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for conducting study on development of Iran’s Dehloran oilfield, NIOC’s official website reported on Saturday.
October 8, 2016

AT&T and Rightel Now Offer Mobile Roaming for Their Subscribers

It seems that AT&T and Rightel (the third mobile operator in Iran) have found a way to cooperate with each other in order to provide mobile roaming for their users in Iran and the United States, despite the US sanctions still in place.

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October 8, 2016

Picture of the day

Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) hosted a Czech trade delegation, headed by the Czech Republic’s Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Eduard Muricky (L) on Saturday. ICCIMA’s Deputy Head Pedram Soltani (R) led the Iranian side of the negotiations in this meeting. As reported, a number of Iranian and Czech businessmen attended the meeting. 
October 8, 2016

Malaysian firms invited to Iran’s energy, industrial projects

TEHRAN – Malaysian firms are invited to participate in Iran’s energy and industrial projects, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
October 8, 2016

Malaysian firms invited to Iran’s energy, industrial projects

TEHRAN – Malaysian firms are invited to participate in Iran’s energy and industrial projects, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
October 8, 2016

Iran Ready to Supply Vietnam with Energy, Steel

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic is prepared to provide Vietnam with its requirements for energy and steel. “Vietnam can be a center for the development of Iran’s economic activity in East Asia,” President Rouhani said during a meeting with Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in the capital Hanoi on Thursday. Heading […]
October 8, 2016

Iranians see Trump as Dangerous – but to Iran or the US?

By Saeid Jafari, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. When US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went head to head in their first debate on Sept. 26, Iran took up a significant part of the foreign policy discussion. During the debate, […]