Aug 21 2014 - 14:13
The Iranian Trade Development Organization has trade missions in 11 countries and plans to open 30 more in 19 countries, according to Director of the Organization Valiollah Afhamiral, Iran.ru reports.The Trade Development Organization plans to organize exhibitions abroad and exchange trade delegations. He emphasized that lifting bank sanctions would boost trade with Iran. He expressed hope that the agreements reached between Iran and the Group of Six mediators in Geneva in November 2013 would be remunerative.
Aug 20 2014 - 09:45
Oman and the UAE want to buy Iranian gas, said Deputy Petroleum Minister Ali Majedi. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reached a related agreement in Oman during his visit in March 2014. Iran will export up to 10 billion cubic meters of gas annually for 25 years, Iran.ru reports.At current gas prices, the deal should cost about $60 billion.Majedi did not clarify the volumes of gas exports to the UAE. In his words, Oman and the UAE need less gas than Iraq and Turkey.
Aug 19 2014 - 13:19
83 Iranian companies are taking part in the first Iranian specialized exhibition called “Construction, hydroenergy, oil and gas industry, engineering and technical services”, hosted by Ashkhabad (Turkmenistan), Iran.ru reports.The expositions cover 1,500 square meters. Companies are presenting their products and services for three days. Bilateral negotiations to expand cooperation are being held within the framework of the exhibition. Seminars to inform about investment opportunities of Iran and Turkmenistan are organized.
Aug 18 2014 - 17:43
Secretary General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukia Amano says Iran has begun to implement the agreement aimed at making the Islamic Republic's nuclear energy programme more transparent.
Aug 14 2014 - 12:34
Ali Reza Jakhangirian, Iranian deputy minister for roads and road construction, the director of the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization, told the parliamentary commission for improvements that the number of civilian aircraft in Iran will increase four-fold and capacity of airports will double, Iran.ru reports.Iran will have at least 600 civil plans in 11 years. Their average lifespan is 21 years, so the country will need to import up to 50 planes a year.
Aug 13 2014 - 13:24
The Aras free economic zone has been given permission to start selling land to foreign companies, according to the zone’s director Mohsen Khadem Arabbagi, Iran.ru reports.Iranian free economic zones have all the necessary infrastructure, their developments will be going at a faster pace. The director noted that CIS countries near the Aras zone are the best markets for products produced there. He added that differences between Russia and America gave Iran additional opportunities on the Russian market.