A ranking Iranian economic delegation is to attend a seminar in St. Petersburg, Russia, which will explore Iran’s special programs for the post-sanctions period.
In a meeting between the chairman of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce and the Minister of Energy and Economy of Nordrhein-Westfalen state, there was a focus on expanding bilateral ties and easing banking relations in order to develop trade and investment between Iran and Germany.
Iran has struck a number of economic agreements worth some $1.2bn during an Iranian delegation’s trip to Poland and Finland, says an official.
Siraf Refinery Project, comprising 8 gas condensate mini-refineries, will generate 10,000 jobs, said a senior official related to the project.
In a rare move in the history of Iranian administrations, First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri warmly welcomed a recent letter by the outspoken former MP Ahmad Tavakkoli which criticized the Oil Ministry’s new contracts, and asked Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh to correct them accordingly.
Exports of Iran’s knowledge-based products totalled $85m over the last two years, said Iranian Deputy Minister of Science Vahid Ahmadi.
An Iranian official expressed the hope that a joint credit line between Tehran and Tokyo would contribute to the implementation of joint projects on water management systems.
Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) says it wants to open a branch in Tehran “as quickly as possible,” becoming the first foreign lender to set up shop in Iran after the lifting of sanctions.
Iran is bent on taking out patents on its world-famous carpet motifs.
Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian and his Tunisian counterpart Mongi Marzouk on Saturday discussed expansion of mutual cooperation between the two countries in the field of energy.