Syrian prime minister and Iran's vice president oversaw the signing of five MoUs in Tehran on Tuesday to expand economic relations.
Iran and Germany have signed an agreement which envisages the production of 50 diesel locomotives by Siemens and MAPNA.
The Philippines and Iran are negotiating over mutual exports of fruit items such as apples, bananas, mango and abaca.
A report by Reuters says Iran is pushing ahead a plan to help local firms sell bonds abroad - what is eventually expected to help expedite the country’s economic growth.
The first plane that Iran has purchased from the European aviation giant Airbus landed in Tehran’s Mehrabad airport.
Iran takes delivery of the first Airbus plane following a deal that lifts nuclear-related sanctions on the country.
Denmark's Danske Bank A/S says it has stated talks with the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) on arranging credit to clients with business activities in the country.
Iran says it has started talks with major American and Italian companies to form partnerships with some of its oldest brands of household devices in what appears to be a policy to prevent their demise.
Iran Air says the A321, the country's first brand-new aircraft in almost 4 decades, will be delivered by Friday.
Iran’s Parliament has voted to end the hefty ‘Mehr’ housing project which is largely blamed for stoking inflation in the country over the past years.
The World Bank says Iran’s foreign debts in 2015 were lower by around 64 percent compared to 2011 when the country faced a series of US-led sanctions.
An Iranian official says a contract to purchase planes from European planemaker ATR will be signed within the next few days.
Iran has launched a direct passenger train service between its northeastern city of Mashhad and Azerbaijan’s isolated enclave of Nakhchivan.
South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Company (DSME) has signed a major agreement to build a shipyard for Iran.
The port in the Russian republic of Dagestan has been put out for bidding by international investors, with China, Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Vietnam vying for a share.
Iran says it will soon ship the first cargo of hexamine – a key petrochemical product used in a variety of industries – to Australia.
The dollar's recent surge to above 40,000 rials has prompted serious criticisms against the government of President Hassan Rouhani.
Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan has told a summit of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) that Iran wants to create a free trade zone with the Union.
Figures show that Iran’s non-oil exports from March to December had increased by 9.5 percent.
Iran increased its oil production by 18.8 percent to 3.92 million barrels per day from January to September 2016.
The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has authorized banks to deal in foreign exchange trading at a free-market rate.
Malaysia has announced that it will pursue free trade agreement (FTA) talks with Iran as part of efforts to expand bilateral trade ties between Tehran and Kuala Lumpur.
The US Treasury Department has loosened exports of authorized medical devices as well as agricultural goods to Iran as well as the training of Iranian health professionals by Americans.
The agreement covers 46 Airbus A320 planes, 38 A330 planes and 16 A350 XWB aircraft, with deliveries due to begin in early 2017.
Iran and Kazakhstan have signed an agreement to establish a joint dual-modal transportation company.
Iran represents around a third of total assets attributable to Islamic banking globally estimated at $1.5 trillion.
The Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO) had asked the Reserve Bank of India to issue the licenses for five Iranian banks to open branches in India.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it expects Iran’s 2016-17 economic growth to reach as high as 6.6 percent.
A leading Turkish commercial vehicle maker says it has signed a deal with Iran's OGHAB on export of buses.
The Iranian flag carrier has finalized talks with Airbus to purchase 100 aircraft.
Russia’s media say Sukhoi - the country’s aviation giant – has signed a basic deal with an unnamed Iranian company over sales of its Superjet 100 planes.
Iran’s Aseman Airlines says it will soon add seven Airbus plans to its fleet, adding that this is part of a plan to renovate its fleet which includes purchases from several global aircraft giants.
Russia says it is working on a plan to set up a joint Islamic bank with Iran.
The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) has appointed Valiollah Seif, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) as its next chairman for 2017.
Iran and Indonesia signed 14 basic cooperation agreements during the visit of Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo to Tehran.
Farhad Parvaresh, the managing director of Iran’s flag carrier airline Iran Air, says his company would receive five planes from Airbus by March 2017.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attended a ceremony to celebrate the country’s self-sufficiency in production of wheat.
Iran says a delegation from France’s aviation giant Airbus is in Tehran for talks to finalize a deal to sell around 100 planes to the country.
Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has supported a recent deal that has been signed with South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries for building 10 mega-size containers and tankers.
The Iranian flag carrier has finalized an agreement with the US aircraft maker for the purchase of 80 planes.
Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak will arrive in Tehran on Monday to discuss expansion of economic relations particularly cooperation in the area of energy.
Iran has been recommended as a top travel destination for 2017 as the country takes steps to ease visa rules for foreign tourists.
Iran’s Aseman Airlines has rejected that it has been banned by the European Union from making flights to Europe.
South Korea’s shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries Company has signed deals with Iran over building several mega-size containers as well as vessels.
Iran is preparing to switch its national currency from the rial to the toman - a move that could boost the value of the country’s national currency against the US dollar.
US firms are currently precluded from doing business under American laws and Marriott International is not an exception.
The Iranian FM says his country is the “safest” destination for foreign investment in the Middle East , which is grappling with terror threats.
Iran has had one of the world's fastest growing scientific outputs, climbing from 34th to 16th position in terms of scientific publications since 2005.
Iran says it will launch a scheme in the near future to produce plane parts in cooperation with France’s aviation giant Airbus.
Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi says the country is ready to transit optical cables from Russia to China and India.
Iran’s Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian says a plan in on agenda to reduce the water supplies that are consumed in farms and industrial plants and instead divert them to the urban sector.
Japan’s Itochu has signed an agreement to invest €320 million in Iran’s petrochemical industry.
Iran’s budget bill for the country’s next calendar year (March 2017-2018) envisages selling oil at $50 per barrel.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has proposed to replace local currencies in transactions with the Islamic Republic, Russia and China.
Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyebnia says the US-led sanctions over Iran’s nuclear energy program are “irreversible”.
Reports coming out of South Korea suggest that Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., a major shipyard in the Asian country, is set to clinch a deal to sell Iran 10 ships.
Historically low rainfalls have raised concerns that Iran could face severe water tensions in 2017.
New Zealand’s Minister of Trade Todd McClay will arrive in Tehran on Friday heading a high-ranking delegation for talks to revive trade between the two countries after 12 years.
Ali Abedzadeh, the head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO), says discussions have been intensified with European companies over leasing airplanes.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the country did well in the face of plunging oil prices over the past two years.
MTN Group says it has devised plans to expand its investments in Iran, adding that e-commerce will be a central theme of its future business operations in the country.
Figures show Iran’s exports to Oman rose by around 400 percent in the first half of 2016 in a fresh indication that the Sultanate is already becoming Iran’s top regional trade partner.
Iran says Germany’s state-run lender KfW IPEX will provide the country with the credit line for the development of the Tehran-Mashhad railway.
The Trade Promotion Organization of Iran has signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Trade Center as part of efforts to expand business with other countries.
Iran says there is little chance to purchase A380 planes from France’s aviation giant Airbus.
Iran says imports of cars from the US are authorized as long as they have been produced by non-American brands.
Italy’s Industry Minister Carlo Calenda says the deals that the country has signed with Iran will not be at risk after US President Donald Trump – who has threatened to send Iran back into the cold - takes office.
Brazil's aviation giant Embraer says it hopes the US Treasury Department would give the same go-ahead it gave Airbus earlier this week to sell planes to Iran.
Italy's Economic Development Minister Carlo Calenda says he will be traveling to Iran in early 2017.
The US Treasury Department grants a license to France's Airbus to sell 106 commercial planes to Iran Air, Iran's flagship carrier.
Iran says Germany’s reinsurance giant Munich Re is considering plans to provide services to the Iranian market.
Iran’s Energy Ministry says it is working on a plan to look for underground fresh water resources in cooperation with Russia.
Iran says a landmark plane purchase deal with France’s aviation giant Airbus will be finalized soon.
The 'Golden Eagle' luxurious train carrying 40 international tourists has arrived in Iran’s northern city of Mashhad in a maiden trip that started in Russia.
The Lloyd's of London insurance market says it is negotiating to open branches in the country’s free trade zones.
A top Iranian official says the country will receive the first Airbus plane in a major deal that it has signed with the French aviation giant before the end of 2016.
The US president is set to veto a Republican-led legislation to block sales of passenger planes to Iran on grounds that it would hurt the nuclear agreement with the country.
Iran expects to see a multiple-fold rise in foreign investments over the next few months.
Iran says the election of Donald Trump as the new US president will not undermine the major industrial post-sanctions deals that it has sealed in light of the implementation of a nuclear deal with the P5+1.
Austria says it plans to establish several banks in Iran to help post-sanctions trade activities between the two countries.
The US House of Representatives has approved a Republican bill to block US financing for sale of $25 billion worth of planes to Iran by Boeing.
Iran has launched its first passenger terminal at its Chabahar Port – a project expected to open the way for the country to receive sea travelers from regional states.
Iran says India wants to join a combined rail and sea transit route that starts in one of its southern ports and will go through Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia before reaching Europe thorough sea.
The Iranian FM is in Bucharest on the first leg of his three-nation East European tour.
The country is already sending a third of its global carpet sales to the United States.
Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi says the plane purchase deals with Boeing and Airbus will be finalized “soon”.
A senior Iranian official says Iran sets no limitations for the return of shipping and liner companies to the country’s ports.
The National Carpet Center says Iran will start direct exports of its traditional hand-woven carpets to the United States from early 2017.
Iran’s exports of medicinal herbs since January have already reached $300 million.
UK’s International Trade Secretary Liam Fox says the resolving of banking problems that are obstructing trade with Tehran is a top priority for the government.
This is good news for Iran which is still facing a drought of outside investment because major Western banks are reluctant to finance projects.