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


Iran’s economy grows if and when helped by the younger generation

The head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce warns of a new class of rich people who were born under the previous government, saying they can become the bane of Iran’s economy.

Iran exported $60 million worth of carpets in 4 months

The Iranian hand-woven carpets have been exported to 80 countries, said the head of the National Carpet Center.

Official invites Japanese banks to launch branches in Iran

Iran’s free trade zones are appropriate for the establishment of branches of Japanese banks and insurance companies, said Afkhamirad in a meeting with a top Japanese delegation.

Spanish traders to visit Iran Monday

The Spanish group is coming to Tehran to sign an MOU on cooperation with Iran Power & Water Industries Equipment and Services Export Company.
Engineering unit of Finmeccanica

Italy’s Fata inks $543 million Iran power deal

Italy’s Fata, the engineering unit of the country’s leading industrial group Finmeccanica, has signed a 500 million euro ($543 million) contract with Ghadir Investment Company to build a power plant in Iran.
Zarif-Italy FM

Level of trade relations with Italy above normal: Iran’s Zarif

Parliamentary and judicial exchanges, cooperation in education, and combating narcotics trafficking and organized crime were among issues raised at a meeting between the two top diplomats.

Iran, Azerbaijan mull expansion of economic cooperation

Termination of sanctions after the conclusion of a nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1 has prepared the ground for expansion of economic cooperation between the two countries, said Tayyebnia.

US preparing for joint commerce chamber with Iran: Official

Mohsen Jalalpour said Iran will start to do the same thing two months after the formation of a chamber in the US.

Iran billed ‘most lucrative’ hospitality market

According to Iranian officials, hotel groups from Germany, Greece, South Korea and Singapore have recently traveled to Iran for talks.

Car imports into Iran down by 68%

The plunge in car imports comes against the backdrop of Iranian officials' plans to boost auto exports from the country.

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