September 2, 2016

73 Million Inactive Sim Cards in Iran

According to the latest statistics, there are over 77.6 million active sim cards in Iran with an active mobile subscription penetration rate of 97.48 percent. Last year the penetration rate for mobile sim cards was 96.58 percent. The statistics also show that there are 73 million inactive sim cards in Iran.

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September 2, 2016

FDI in Iran hits $5.2b in 3 years: govt. spokesman

TEHRAN- Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, the government spokesman, announced on Thursday that 66 projects have been implemented taking advantage of $5.2 billion of foreign direct investments (FDI) as of August 2013, when President Hassan Rouhani took office, IS...
September 2, 2016

Putin pushes for oil freeze deal with OPEC, exemption for Iran

Vladimir Putin said he’d like OPEC and Russia, producers of half of the world’s oil, to reach a deal to freeze supply and expects the dispute over Iran’s participation can be resolved.
September 2, 2016

Tehran, Moscow sign MOU on banking co-op

TEHRAN – The central banks of Iran and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on financial and banking cooperation, IRIB news agency reported on Thursday.
September 2, 2016

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Source: Tehran Times
September 2, 2016

What Stops European Banks to Engage With Iran?

As of January 2016 European companies, firms and banks got the green light to engage with Iran when the nuclear agreement took effect. But something left European banks on a two way.

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August 31, 2016

Baku to host 2nd Iran Project expo in mid-Sept.

TEHRAN– The Islamic Republic plans to hold the 2nd edition of its specialized exhibition, titled “Iran Project”, in the capital of Azerbaijan Republic, Baku, from September 19 to 21, Mohammad-Ebrahim Naqizadeh, Iran’s Commercial Attaché to Azerbaijan, announced.
August 31, 2016

Lebanon eyes buying oil products from Iran

TEHRAN – Lebanon is interested in buying fuel oil and gas oil from Iran, Iranian Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs and Trading Amirhossein Zamaninia was quoted by Shana as saying on Tuesday.
August 31, 2016

Asia’s July Iran oil imports rise 61 percent from a year ago

Imports of Iranian oil by four major buyers in Asia in July jumped 61.1 percent from a year earlier, marking the biggest percentage gain since April 2014, reflecting Tehran's moves to recoup market share, lost under international sanctions.
August 31, 2016

EU-Iran trade up 43% in H1: Eurostat

TEHRAN - The European Union’s trade with Iran amounted to €5.107 billion in the first half of 2016, a 43 percent rise year on year, based on the latest figures released by the European Union's statistics agency Eurostat.
August 31, 2016

FLSmidth considers Iran one of its most important markets

Per Mejnert Kristensen, the president of cement division of Denmark’s FLSmidth Company, told the Tehran Times that his company considers Iran as one of its most important markets.
August 31, 2016

Pakistan vows to facilitate banking ties with Iran

TEHRAN- Pakistani Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan in a meeting with the Iranian Ambassador to Islamabad Mehdi Honardoost underlined his country’s readiness to remove the obstacles on the way of boosting mutual banking rations and enhancing trade ties, IRNA reported on Tuesday.
August 31, 2016

Iran’s FinTech Startups in Need of Help

FinTech might be the next boom after E-commerce in Iran. But with the recent changes and enforcing the outdated laws and regulations, FinTech might encounter serious troubles in Iran.

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August 30, 2016

Iran to put 1st IPC on tender by mid October

TEHRAN - The first tender for Iran’s new oil and gas contract model, known as IPC, will be held by the mid October, Ali Kardor, the managing director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), announced in a press conference on Tuesday.
August 30, 2016

Iran, TRACECA explore expansion of transport co-op

TEHRAN- Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi and Mircea Ciopraga, the secretary general of the Intergovernmental Commission TRACECA, explored the ways for the expansion of transportation cooperation between Iran and TRACECA m...
August 30, 2016

Iran Initiates the First Phase of the National Information Network

Iran Launched the first phase of its National Information Network during a ceremony attended by the first Vice President. The National Information Network provides new e-government services and helps in cost reduction of internal Internet traffic for Iranians.

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August 29, 2016

Iran’s Internet Bandwidth Grown 590%

Growth in Iran’s internet infrastructure translates into growth in internet based businesses like tech startups. Iran’s internet bandwidth has grown significantly in the past 3 years, though it’s far beyond where it should be.

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August 27, 2016

Rasa Talks – Ep 7: Social Media in Iran

Rasa Talks Episode 7 is live! The aim of Rasa Talks is to bring you the latest on Iran’s tech and startup news. In this episode we talk about social media platforms and Iranian users' behaviour.

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August 26, 2016

Infographic: Social Media Demographics in Iran

Social media platforms have always been a hot topic in Iran with no public statistics about the subject. In this post, we are going to give you a deeper understanding of social media in Iran with Iranian social media users' demography.

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August 24, 2016

TechRasa Celebrates its One Year Anniversary

About a year ago TechRasa was launched with the vision to expose Iran’s tech and startup scene to the people around the world. Today we celebrated TechRasa’s birthday and we have two words to tell to our amazing supporters: THANK YOU!

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