Industries

Week in Brief 01.02.2019

Export of Iranian shoes over the past 9 months have been up 46 percent respect to the same period a year ago, announces Iranian Shoe Makers Association of Iran (SMAI). Most of the exported shoes […]

IT

Irancell invests in Iranian Messaging App

Irancell, the second largest mobile operator in Iran, is going to invest in GAP, an instant messaging app. GAP, which in Farsi means chatting, is a cloud-based messaging application which offers other social services, such […]

Agriculture

Iran: world’s second ostrich meat producer

There are nearly 120,000 ostriches farmed in Iran according to the Ministry of Agriculture. With annual production of 3000 tones, Iran ranks world’s second largest ostrich meat producer after South Africa. “Since we are facing […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 25.01.2019

In the third attempt this week, the National Oil Company of Iran offered one million barrels of crude oil at the Energy Exchange. Although during the previous two offers, all the crude oil was traded, […]

Energy

Proposals to adjust petroleum prices in Iran

It’s been months that the Government and the Parliament are discussing the increase of petroleum prices. The topic, however, sounds very sensitive in Iran. Any increase in fuel prices can lead to further increase in […]

Agriculture

Export of shrimps: 2.5 times more

The export of shrimps since March 2018 until now, has reached 24,000 tones and is expected to top at 30,000 tones by the end of the Iranian fiscal year, i.e. March 2019. Nearly 2.5 times […]

Agriculture

Iranian nomads produce 25% of red meat

25 percent of Iranian red meat is produced by nomads, says the Agricultural Ministry. Iranian nomads, coming from various tribes, mainly live in western and southwestern areas. According to the Ministry, these people annually send […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 18.01.2019

Iran has exported 4.5 billion USD of foods and agricultural goods over the first 8 months of the current Iranian year. This figure shows 7% growth with respect to the same period a year ago. […]

Agriculture

Sugar beet cultivation drops 70%

Sugar beet production is expected to drop for the next year, as less farmers are interested to cultivate this product. In 2016, sugar was categorized as “strategic goods” and therefore the government planned to reach […]

National News Review

Week in Brief 11.01.2019

Traveling abroad becomes more and more expensive for Iranians. Rising exchange rate has pushed down the number of foreign trips in Iran by 50 percent, claims the Travel Agencies Association of Iran (TAAI). While previously […]