Iran Business and Economic News Headlines - December 2

Iran Business and Economic News Headlines - December 2
Iran Business and Economic News Headlines - December 2

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Russian Federation Mehdi Sanai: The past nine months have seen Iran’s exports to Russia increase by 42%. The two nations’ overall trade has risen 10%, of which 50% were agricultural products. (ILNA)

  • Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari: Iran is the regional pioneer in stem cell science and technology. (ILNA)
  • Caretaker of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Mohammad Reza Modoudi: Iran’s exports of technical and engineering services stood at $500 million during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Nov. 21) to register a 20% rise compared with the similar period of last year. (Fars News Agency)
  • Deputy Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture Hossein Selahvarzi: Let’s avoid a self-imposed sanctions regime. (Shargh daily)
  • General Director of Rail and Technical Structures Department of Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Mousavi: The construction projects of 30 railway stations have been started across the country. (IRNA)
  • Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development and CEO of Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructure Company, Kheirollah Khademi: Some 90% and 10% of transportation inside Iran is carried out through road and rail respectively. (Mehr News Agency)
  • Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance, Farhad Dejpasand: The economy ministry plans to arrange one privatization deal each day. (IRNA)
  • Head of Iran Civil Aviation Organization Ali Abedzadeh: Not a single flight has ever been cancelled due to re-fueling problems; they might have been delayed, though. (IRNA)
  • Head of the Statistical Center of Iran Omid Ali Parsa: Figures provided by the Statistical Center of Iran and those by the Central Bank of Iran seem to correspond to two separate countries. (Mehr News Agency)


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