Agriculture

Potentials in Flower market for Iran

Iran is 17th largest producer of flowers globally. However, with lack of proper infrastructure, 40 percent of production is annually wasted, according to Gholam-Ali Ebrahimi, the Head of Flower Producer Association of Iran. According to […]

Food

Export of candies; produced with subsidized sugar

Within the past three months, 120 million dollars of candies have been exported to Iraq, reports Trade Development Organisation of Iran. While Iran imports sugar at a highly subsidized exchange rate, exporting of candies seems […]

Industries

Iran’s export increases in volume not in value

The Customs Administration has published the export and import report within the first quarter of the Iranian fiscal year, i.e. 21 March to 21 June 2019. The report shows that the total export of non-petroleum […]

Agriculture

Week in Brief 05.07.2019

Iran lifts visa requirements for Chinese tourists in order to attract more visitors to the country. While Chinese outbound trips reached 135 million in 2016, Iran’s share from Chinese tourists is barely 0.05 percent. In […]

Agriculture

Week in Brief 28.06.2019

Finally, the Ministry of Agriculture bans all provinces, except Gilan and Mazandaran, from cultivating rice. Cultivation of rice needs lots of water and apart from the two provinces in the north, i.e. Gilan and Mazandaran […]

Industries

Week in Brief 21.06.2019

Internet based businesses and the classical ones continue to struggle in different industries. While first taxi drivers were fighting against Uber-like ride-sharing companies, the fight has now been expanded to travel agencies and ticket selling […]

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 […]