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 […]

Energy

Public transport prices: a never-ending loop

Tehran Municipality and Tehran Taxi Organisation are struggling to set new public transportation prices for the coming Iranian fiscal year, starting March 21. Tehran Taxi Organisation claims that next year’s tariffs must increase according to […]

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 […]

National News Review

Municipality’s solution for Tehran traffic

Drivers passing 10 highways in Tehran should pay toll, announces Tehran Municipality as part of its plan to control the traffic jam in the capital. For many years, driving to Tehran downtown was only accessible […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]