Economy

Looking at Iran’s economy on a macro scale, including the big decisions and policies that would shape the markets today and tomorrow.

Iran Gas Deal with Total Continues to Stir Controversy

Iran Gas Deal with Total Continues to Stir Controversy

The $4.8bn gas deal between Iran and a consortium led by the French energy giant Total over the development of Iran’s South Pars Gas Field has remained a top story in the Iranian media ten days after the signing ceremony.
Iran, Turkey Can Boost Trade Value to $50bn

Iran, Turkey Can Boost Trade Value to $50bn

Iran’s ICT Minister and Chairman of Iran's joint economic commission with Turkey says Tehran and Ankara have the potential to increase the value of their bilateral trade to $50 billion per year.
ALi Larijani

Iran’s Larijani Calls for Investment in Caspian Sea Oil Extraction

Iran’s Parliament Speaker says there must be no restriction on making investment in extraction of oil from the Caspian Sea.
Iran Sells First Homegrown Catamaran Ship to Turkey

Iran Sells First Homegrown Catamaran Ship to Turkey

Iran has sold its first domestically-made catamaran ship to neighboring Turkey, the managing director of the Arvandan Shipbuilding Company, the manufacturer of the vessel, announced.
South Pars gas

US Losing Iran’s Energy Market to European Firms

While the French oil giant Total just signed a huge gas deal with Iran, American companies are deprived of Iran’s lucrative oil and gas market due to the restrictions imposed by the US administration.

FM Zarif Holds Talks with French Senate President

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday met the President of the French Senate Gerard Larcher during his visit to Paris, the third leg of his European tour.
“Iran Successful in Seizing Contraband Goods”

“Iran Successful in Seizing Contraband Goods”

A report says Iran’s Customs Office has been very successful in seizing contraband commodities and illicit drugs.
ALi Larijani

Tehran, Seoul Keen to Expand Business Ties: Larijani

Iran’s Parliament speaker says the Islamic Republic and South Korea have great potentials for investment and job creation, and both are interested in expanding their trade cooperation.
Iran Urges Eurasian States to Boost Economic Ties

Iran Urges Eurasian States to Boost Economic Ties

Iran’s parliament speaker has called on Eurasian countries to work towards enhancing their economic cooperation.
Time Ripe for Expansion of Iran-Germany Ties: FM Zarif

Time Ripe for Expansion of Iran-Germany Ties: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the grounds are now prepared for Iran and Germany to promote their economic relations.

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