• Oil & Gas Sector Most Conducive for Business

    The research arm of Iran’s Parliament has conducted a first-of-its-kind domestic investment security study, finding among other things that businesspeople active in the crude oil and natural gas sector have the highest perception of investment security among all sectors.
    The study, published on the official website of Majlis Research Center, is the first evaluation of investment security index in Iran using the opinion of business representatives. It divides its results on the basis of provinces and business sectors, and has been conducted for the final quarter of the previous fiscal year that ended on March 20, 2018.

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  • Optimism Over AML Legislation Before FATF Deadline
    09/11/2018
    Despite the opposition of some factions about the country falling in line with standards set by the Financial Action Task Force, optimism abounds among moderate lawmakers and pundits that the...
  • New CBI Entities Approved
    09/11/2018
    Members of Majlis Economic Commission on Sunday approved the formation of new specialized committees within the Central Bank of Iran for reviewing articles related to long-awaited bank reforms....
  • TEDPIX Trade Gains 3.35%
    09/11/2018
    Tehran Stock Exchange’s main index gained 4,764.26 points or 3.35% on Monday to end trading at 146,998.7. The record jump was most likely caused by the relative price adjustment of corporate...
  • Liquidity Surpasses $150b
    09/11/2018
    The total volume of liquidity in Iran reached 16.02 quadrillion rials ($150.43 at market exchange rate) by the end of the fourth month of the current fiscal year on July 22, the latest report by...
  • Currency Repatriation Rules Notified
    09/11/2018
    The Central Bank of Iran notified a directive on Monday, elaborating on rules based on which exporters are required to bring back their export earnings into the “economic cycle” of the country. The...
  • Tehran to Host Int’l Fisheries Expo
    09/11/2018
    The Third International Fisheries Industry Exhibition, also known as IFEX 2018, is scheduled to open at Tehran International Fairground on October 3, the official website of the event (Ifex.ir)...
  • Launched by the European Commission in 2008, the Enterprise Europe Network helps businesses innovate and grow on an international scale.
    09/11/2018
    Plans are underway to create an Iranian consortium to join the Enterprise Europe Network with the...
  • Fresh Banking Troubles for Iranians in China
    09/10/2018
    The past year has been especially difficult for Iranians working or studying in China due to financial...
  • FATF Legislation Back on Agenda
    09/10/2018
    As Iran's October deadline to complete the Action Plan set forth by the Financial Action Task Force draws near, lawmakers are renewing efforts to pass the related bills sent by the government...
  • No Progress in Financing Iran-Russia Wheat Deal
    09/10/2018
    Plans for a deal under which Russia and Kazakhstan are to supply wheat to Iran have...
  • TEDPIX Gains 2,605 Points
    09/10/2018
    Tehran Stock Exchange’s main index gained 2,605.74 points or 1.87% on Sunday to end trading at 142,234.4. About 3.56 billion shares valued at $69.74 million changed hands at TSE for the day....
  • Plan to Ease Home Loan Rules
    09/10/2018
    As prices of all goods and services, including apartments, are rising in Iran due to an ongoing currency crisis, the government is pondering on ways to facilitate conditions of homeownership to at...
  • CBI Consults Experts
    09/10/2018
    Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Abdolnasser Hemmati late Saturday sat down with a group of economic experts and university professors to review the country’s latest economic developments,...
  • TCCIM to Hold Business Courses
    09/10/2018
    Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture plans to hold two specialized business courses on advanced marketing management and rule of innovation in business, the chamber’s...
  • More Afghans Return Home Amid Economic Hardship in Iran
    09/10/2018
    More than 225,000 Afghans have been voluntarily or legally repatriated from Iran in the...  
  • TSE Prospects Brighten  Despite Economic Downturn
    09/10/2018
    Trading at Tehran Stock Exchange has seesawed in the past few weeks.  While the main index TEDPIX surpassed 140,000 two weeks ago to set a historic record, the days that followed registered a 7,...
  • Strong Iranian Presence in Damascus Int’l Fair
    09/09/2018
    The 60th Damascus International Fair opened in the Syrian capital on Thursday after a five-year hiatus with the presence of 54 Iranian companies, Iran’s ambassador to Syria said. Javad Torkabadi...
  • Shalamcheh Border Closure Denied
    09/09/2018
    Shalamcheh border crossing, which connects Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan Province to Basra in Iraq, is open and operating normally, Iranian and Iraqi officials said in reaction to reports claiming...
  • Banking Reform Bills in MPs’ Crosshairs
    09/09/2018
    Members of the Iranian Parliament’s economic commission on Saturday continued reviewing articles of long-awaited reform bills targeting the country’s ailing banking system in addition to its...
  • TEDPIX Starts Trading Week 1.39 Percent Higher
    09/09/2018
    Tehran Stock Exchange’s main index gained 1,914.49 points or 1.39% on Saturday to end trading at 139,628.7. About 2.97 billion shares valued at $52.08 million changed hands at TSE for the day....
  • India Proposes to Double Transactions With Iran
    09/09/2018
    India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday proposed to double trade...  
  • Iran’s Total-Factor  Productivity Near Zero
    09/09/2018
    Iran’s annual total-factor productivity index during the fiscal 2005-6 to 2016-17 hovered around zero, suggesting the neutral role played by productivity in the country’s economic growth.  This is...
  • S. Korean Bank  at the Service  of Iranians
    09/09/2018
    A part of banking hurdles facing Iranian citizens in South Korea have been resolved, as Woori Bank officials reassured that they are ready to “offer all banking services” to Iranian citizens across...
  • Currency Volatility Due to Foreign Pressure, Domestic Issues
    09/09/2018
    President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday weighed in on foreign exchange volatility that has seen the rial sink to consecutive record lows since April, saying that the crisis has been triggered by both...
  • 09/08/2018
    The Iranian government has recognized cryptocurrency mining as a lawful activity as part of its effort to introduce a national cryptocurrency, which move saw Bitcoin’s price briefly spike to record...

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