Co-op development on Japanese gov’t agenda: Minister

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Hiroshige Sekō said Japan has put on the agenda promoting economic development with Iran. Sekō made the remarks Wednesday in a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi. During the meeting, he expressed congratulation over President Hassan…

500% increase in Iran’s exports to Europe

 Iran’s exports to European Union have increased 500% to reach € 3.4b in the first 4 months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat), the comparison also shows 127% increase in commercial exchange between Iran and EU countries,…

Iran exports to Europe up by 300% after JCPOA: EU

European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete addresses the first-ever Iran-EU Business Forum on Sustainable Energy in Tehran on April 29, 2017. (Photo by moe.gov.ir) Iran’s exports to the European Union have increased by over 300 percent after the implementation of the historic 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and…

No new problems for Iranians in British banking system

Managing Director of International Bank Persia Mohammad Reza Meskarian said on Saturday that no new problems have been created for the UK-based Iranians in the country’s banking system.   Closure of certain Iranians’ accounts in Britain is not something new and is mainly rooted in the past, he said, noting,…

Foreign investment up by 42% in post-JCPOA era

The rate of foreign investment has been increased by 42 percent during the past 12 months thanks to the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), an Iranian official said on Tuesday. Speaking to IRNA, Managing Director of Central Securities Depository of Iran Mohammad-Reza Mohseni said over 264…

Official upbeat about Iran-Slovenia trade growth

Head of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture Gholamhossein Shafei said in meeting with Slovenian trade delegation on Tuesday that he is optimistic about growth of trade ties with Slovenia. He said that Iran is a country with plenty of economic advantages in the region and Slovenia is a…

Zarif: Iran market one of largest in region

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here on Thursday that Iran’s market establishes one of the largest regional markets. ‘Because of its regional connections, Iran has successfully created a large market with around 400 million consumers,’ Zarif told a gathering of Iranian and Slovakian businessmen. ‘As a big member country…

Iran, EU to upgrade tourism cooperation

Iran and European Union underlined the need for promoting cooperation in the tourism sector. Head of Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Masoud Soltanifar made the remarks in a meeting with the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Elabieta Bieńkowska. He said that Iran is a…

Iran, EU issue letter of cooperation in energy sectors

Iran and the European Union (EU) officials have issued a joint statement on cooperation in energy sectors. The statement was issued during the visit of the EU High Representative and Vice-President of the European Commission (HRVP) to Tehran. According to the Iranian foreign ministry, in the statement, the two sides…

EU delegation to visit Tehran

The first delegation of European Union from the sector of science and technology is due to arrive in Tehran later in the day to discuss with representatives of different bodies about joint venture cooperation in 22 specialized fields. EU has chosen and introduced Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology…