Iran’s Largest Solar Power Plant Launched
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Republic of Iran inaugurated its biggest-ever solar power plant near the central city of Isfahan in a bid to make further use of renewable energy resources.
Iran Becomes S Korea’s No.2 Oil Supplier in 1st Quarter of 2017
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran ranked as South Korea's second-biggest oil exporter over the first three months of 2017 for the first time ever, a report said.
Iran Urges Pakistan to Finish Gas Pipeline
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Pakistan to push for completion of a long-awaited gas pipeline between the two countries.
Iran's Export of Petchem Products to Rise by Year-End: Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Head of the National Petrochemical Company of Iran (NPC) Marzieh Shahdaei said the country plans to export over 25 million tons of petrochemical products by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (ends March 20, 2018).
Iran, Portugal Discuss Banking Ties
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Ranking diplomats from Iran and Portugal in a meeting in Tehran explored avenues for boosting bilateral trade by removing obstacles to the baking ties.
New Refinery to Make Iran Exporter of Gasoline: IRGC Chief
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A new gas condensate refinery constructed in southern Iran by an entity affiliated with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) will not only help meet the country’s domestic demands for gasoline, but also allow for the export of petroleum, the commander of the IRGC announced.
Larijani Urges Efforts to Boost Iran-Pakistan Trade
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined the importance of stronger economic ties between Tehran and Islamabad, calling for efforts to raise the value of annual trade between the two neighbors to $5 billion.
Int’l Petrochemical Forum Kicks Off in Tehran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The 13th international Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF) opened in Tehran on Saturday with the participation of petrochemical industry experts from across the world.
Taiwan Shipping Line Yang Ming Halts Services to Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Taiwan's Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp is halting its container service to Iran due to fears of being punished by the US government.
Russia Hopes Iran's SCO Membership Process Starts in June: Foreign Minister
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov hopes that Iran's SCO membership process would be launched in June.
Lufthansa Eyes Catering, Maintenance, Training Deals with Iran Air
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An official with Lufthansa said the German flagship airline is seeking to sign several contracts with Iran Air to provide the Iranian national flag-carrier airline with catering, maintenance and pilot training services.
Iranian MPs Laud Launch of New Phases of Southern Gas Field
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – More than 200 Iranian lawmakers praised the coming into operation of the new phases of the giant South Pars Gas Field in the southwestern port city of Asalouyeh.
Iranian Asphalt Maker Sets Sight on European Shippers to Expand in Asia
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The managing director of Hormoz Pasargad Bitumen Products Co., Iran’s biggest producer of asphalt material, said the company is seeking to increase its output by almost 15 percent in the next two years.
Iran-Pakistan Bilateral Trade to Rise to $5bln in 4 years: Minister
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced that Tehran and Islamabad have agreed to increase the value of bilateral trade between the two neighboring countries to five billion dollars by the next four years.
Oil Prices Stopped Falling after JCPOA, Iran’s FM Says
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised the efforts to regain the country’s share in the international oil market after the enforcement of the JCPOA, stressing also that the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers stopped falling oil prices.
India Seeking to Stop Urea Imports from Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Dharam Pal, the joint secretary at India's department of fertilizer, said the South Asian country plans to boost its urea production in an attempt to revive loss-making factories and end imports from several countries, including Iran.
Tehran-Moscow Trade Turnover to Reach $10bln: Russian Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Alexander Maksimov, the representative of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Iran, said the volume of trade between Tehran and Moscow is expected to reach $10 billion in the near future.
New PetChem Projects to Come Online in Assaluyeh: Iranian Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Head of the National Petrochemical Company of Iran (NPC) Marzieh Shahdaei said seven new petrochemical projects will come on stream in Iran’s Pars Special Economic Energy Zone by the yearend.
Iranian Delegation to Attend IMF, World Bank Group’s 2017 Meetings
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran will dispatch a high-ranking banking delegation to the US to participate in the upcoming meetings of the International Monterey Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group.
Iran Seeking Free Trade with Pakistan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s interior minister stressed the need for achieving a free trade pact with Pakistan, saying closer economic ties between the two neighbors will contribute to sustainable security along the common border.