Industries

Week in Brief 07.06.2019

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has changed the regulations in the export of Iron-ore. From June 2019, only iron-ore producers are permitted to export this product and other traders cannot do so. The reason […]

Energy

Week in Brief 24.05.2019

Due to weather forecasts for heavy rain during this week, three dams around Tehran were partially emptied. Tehran Water Company CEO, Hassan Razavi, says that the dams, Taleghan and Mamlou, have been completely full, and […]

Industries

Iran: world’s 6th consumer of gold

“Iran is among the top ten world’s largest consumers of gold”, says Hojjat Shafaei, Head of Gold Manufacturers Association of Iran. “Producing each kilo of gold creates two jobs in the country. However, too much […]

Agriculture

West Azerbaijan main honey supplier

Reaching the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution, several organizations in Iran report their achievements within this period. So does the West Azerbaijan Office of the Ministry of Agriculture. The north-western province of Iran provides […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Industries

Iran’s export might drop?

After oil, petrochemical products make the majority of Iran’s export. Now with the return of the sanctions, fears of drop in export of petrochemicals increase. Iran’s petroleum Minister, Bijan Zanganeh, expresses his concerns about the […]