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Netherlands Consultants Assist in Saving Energy and Environment

Farhad Sharif, the deputy of international affairs, met Marten C. van den Berg, the vice minister for foreign trade of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, and Susanna Terstal, the ambassador. 11 April 2016 ICCIMA – A group of Dutch companies came to Iran Chamber of Commerce to meet their Iranian counterparts for collaborations in the fields of agriculture, energy, oil and healthcare services. They were accompanied by the vice minister for foreign trade of the Netherlands.

Italian Premier due in Iran Tuesday

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will visit Iran on Tuesday and will be accompanied by 120 leading economists and company representatives.

IME trading grows by 124%

415,000 MT of commodities worth over $157 million were traded in Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) early April, the value and volume of trading experienced a growth of 99% and 124% respectively.

New chapter in Iran-Turkey banking relations

A senior banking official said Tehran and Ankara will open new chapters in their banking relations.

Kerry: Iran ‘absolutely’ deserves access to US dollars as part of sanctions relief

Secretary of State John Kerry said that Iran deserves access to US dollars out of fairness because Tehran has met its core obligations under the nuclear agreement, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

Tehran bourse roars to 2-year high

Tehran’s benchmark TEPIX index rises above the 80,000-point mark for the first time in two years, driven by continued optimism about prospects of an economic growth following the lifting of sanctions.

Iran’s Bank Sepah reconnected to SWIFT

Iran’s Bank Sepah announced on Tuesday that it has been reconnected to SWIFT international banking services system after almost a decade.

Iran Signs Deal with Turkey to Smooth Financial Transactions

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Iyzico, an Istanbul-based payments startup, said the company has signed a deal with an Iranian firm, which would...

‘Japanese banks eyeing foothold in Iran’

A senior Japanese official has called for more opportunities for his country’s banks to increase their cooperation with Iranian financial institutes.

CBI’s 55th annual general assembly convenes

The 55th annual general assembly of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) was attended by President Hassan Rouhani and bank officials on Saturday.

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