The UAE and Spain are the prime suspects, reportedly importing what is globally known as “red gold” from Iran and rebranding it for exports at much higher prices.
The semi-arid state has been investing in large areas of farmland overseas, where contracts for cultivation on nearly 800,000 to one million hectares in a number of countries have been signed.
China's CITIC Group has signed an agreement with five Iranian banks to provide a credit line of $10 billion for Iran's infrastructure projects.
The deal includes creating a joint venture to provide sales and after-sale services in the Islamic Republic.
Iranian animal feed importer State Livestock Affairs Logistics has made no purchases after putting out international tenders for barley and corn.
Along with companies from 26 countries, three American firms are taking part at Tehran Cookies and Chocolate Exhibition.
Afghans see the route as key to streamlining trade with India and boosting access to markets in India, Europe and the Middle East.
Russia’s Vnesheconombank has signed a deal with an Iranian bank over a loan worth €1.2 billion for the development of Hormozgan thermal power plant.
According ForwardKeys CEO Olivier Jager, the political opening following a 2015 nuclear accord is making the country “an attractive place to visit and potentially do business.”
Companies such as Google and Apple were hosting Iranian apps reportedly under a new license issued by former President Barak Obamas’ adminitration in 2014 but it is not clear why they have stopped those services.
The European Commission, which sets out trade policy in the 28-member European Union, had proposed duties of up to 23 percent for steel from Iran's Mobarakeh Steel Company (MSC).
Private lenders from Iran and South Korea have signed an agreement to cooperate over banking issue with each other.
Iran Air says it expects to receive two more ATR planes before November.
Austria’s Oberbank says it will soon sign an agreement with Iran which would enable it to finance new ventures in the Islamic Republic.
Trucks carrying milk, fruits, vegetables, grains and other food products made the journey from Mardin in Turkey to Bushehr from where they were carried by Ro-Ro ships to Qatar.
Iran has reported an increase of about a quarter in the transit of goods in its key transportation points.
Iran says it has lifted the customs tariffs on certain agricultural products that are exported to Eurasian countries.
The reserves were discovered recently at a depth of 1,500 km, Mohammad Reza Alamdar-Yazdi told a news conference in Yazd on Saturday.
They are part of 20 ATR 72-600s which Iran Air signed with the Franco-Italian aircraft manufacture early this year.
The contract will be signed before the end of the current Persian year in March 2018, Iran Khodro CEO Hashem Yekezare said.
Iran says it expect to clinch foreign finance deal worth a collective of about $30 billion in the near future.
Iran’s newly appointed minister of information and communications technology says his ministry sees supporting start-up businesses as a priority to create jobs.
Head of the Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance Mohammad dismisses claims that the credit lines will leave the country in the red.
Iran’s Kish Airline has announced an ambitious plan to purchase over a dozen new planes from global aviation giant Airbus and Boeing.
The US technology company has cited American sanctions after a number of Iranian startups and online developers complained that Apple had suddenly cut their applications.
The framework agreement was signed in Seoul on Friday, under which the Korean side will provide an 8 billion euro ($9.4 billion) loan to finance various projects in Iran.
Iran says international air traffic over its skies has reached above 1,400 planes per day in what is believed to be a result of growing confidence in the country’s safe airspace.
Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), says a new nuclear power plant which Iran is building with Russia would be launched before 2025.
ESCO exported 476,000 tonnes of steel worth $200 million in the period, mostly to Oman, the UAE, Jordan and Egypt in the four months since March 20.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways says the bank will finance the electrification of the line between Garmsar and Gorgan.
Zarshuran is intended for further expansion, after which it is estimated to yield 6 tonnes of gold a year and double the country’s overall production.
MAN Diesel & Turbo, a German multinational that produces engines and turbo machinery, says it is paying a serious look at Iran’s investment potentials.
The US has long been a major market for Iran’s hand-woven carpets but a stack of sanctions imposed in 2010 pulled the rug from under the Persian craftsmanship.
According to Iran's Asghar Fakhriyeh-Kashan, the total value of the contracts with Airbus, Boeing and ATR is less than $18 billion.
The complex developed by Khatam-al Anbiya Construction Headquarters will convert pellets made from iron ore into sponge iron, using the indigenized PERED method.
The Russia-backed Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) says it expects to sign a temporary agreement with Iran before October over the establishment of a free trade zone with the Islamic Republic.
A new round of talks is underway with the European planemaker for the purchase of dozens of helicopters.
Russia’s Elbin Bank has signed an agreement to invest as much as $100 million in the development of a spa town in northern Iran.
German industrial group Siemens is about to undertake financing rail and power plant projects worth 3 billion euros in Iran, a senior Iranian official says.
A Japanese automaker seeks to take advantage of burgeoning demand for environmentally friendly cars in the country where around 1 million cars are sold annually.
The French carmaker plans to produce more than 150,000 cars a year in Iran, in what is being described as Iran's biggest ever auto deal.
Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci was in Tehran where he is expected to discuss using Iran’s lane route to facilitate trade with Qatar, Anadolu quoted him as saying.
Transmashholding will hold an 80% stake in the joint venture, taking over Iran’s Wagon Pars Company to produce railroad cars in the country.
Brazil’s regional jet maker Embraer says it is still waiting for an approval by the US Treasury Department for sales of aircraft to Iran.
Russia’s Sukhoi aviation giant has rejected reports that it has signed an agreement on deliveries of a dozen of its regional jets - Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100).
A new report says the US sanctions against Iran have failed to prevent the rapid growth of Iran’s tech sector.
EXIM’s Vice President Sun Ping and CEO of the Bank for Industry and Mines Ali Ahraf Afkhami signed the documents in Tehran on Tuesday after “16 months of intensive talks”.
According to a document cited in the European media, the European Commission is proposing duties of up to 23 percent for steel from Iran's Mobarakeh Steel Co.
GTC Managing Director Yazdan Seif says given a 4 percent rise in global prices of wheat, exports were set to help with job creation and economic boom in the sector.
The London-based group says its operations will be managed by a franchisee in Iran where local staff will run the hotels but easyHotel will not risk direct capital investment.
BGF Retail Co has entrusted Iranian home appliances firm Entekhab Investment Development Group to take charge of investment and operation of CU outlets in Iran.
Farzaneh Sharafbafi was named as the new CEO of Iran Air by Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi on Tuesday.
Under the deal, Italy's Ferrovie dello Stato will build a rail corridor linking the central cities of Arak and Qom. This is the first of several similar projects by FS in Iran.
Iran says it is working on a plan to establish a free trade regime with Turkey.
The exclusive ferroalloys distribution agreement with Iran Ferroalloys Industries Company would give Eusider “the right space to market” Iranian ferroalloys, the company said.
The delivery puts Iran in the elite club of the manufacturers of catamaran, a multi-hulled watercraft featuring two parallel hulls of equal size.
Mohammad Khazaei, the deputy finance minister for investment affairs, says a snapback mechanism that envisaged the return of sanctions against Iran is no longer existent.
The French energy giant’s signing of a $5 billion contract on Monday elicited a fresh wave of interest among international companies for trade opportunities in Iran.
Renato Mazzoncini, CEO of Italy's state railway company Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), will visit Tehran on July 11 to finalize the construction of the 135-kilometer line.
A top German official says the country’ regional banks are providing support to industries that are exporting their products to Iran.
Official figures show the volume of Iran’s non-oil exports to the European Union saw a five-fold increase over the first four months of 2017.
Iran has acknowledged that its exports of petrochemicals to China have hit a snag since May over certain banking problems.
Iran says it has authorized the creation of 10 new airlines within the next six months.
Figures show European aviation major Airbus has won the race in Tehran from its American rival Boeing.
Iran is preparing to launch what could be the country’s most beautiful rail routes at the heart of a multimodal intercontinental transportation project.
The European country says it is ready to expand its banking cooperation with Iran and provide funds for its economic projects.
The body fighting money laundering prolonged a freeze of some of its restrictions on Iran after verifying the Islamic Republic’s continued compliance with its directives.
Iran’s Qeshm Air says it has signed an agreement to purchase 10 planes from Boeing.
Iran says it is exporting over 1,100 tonnes of fresh fruits and vegetables from its southern ports to Qatar every day.
Airbus says it has signed basic agreements with two Iranian airlines over the purchase of a total of 73 planes.
A top trade official in Tehran says Iran can support the food requirements of “10 countries like Qatar”.
Iran’s media say the country is preparing to receive a major credit line worth $13 billion from South Korea for several of its industrial projects within the next few weeks.
An Iranian ship carrying 180 tonnes of fruits and vegetables has been dispatched to Qatar – the first such shipment after Doha was caught in a diplomatic row with its Arab neighbors.
Iran says it has exported its first consignment of wheat after a hiatus of multiple years.
Austria says it has allocated a credit line of €1 billion for a major steel production project in southern Iran.
Iranian officials say the country is already sending at least 100 tonnes of food supplies to Qatar by plane every day.
The Indian government has committed $500 million to Chabahar which lies on the Gulf of Oman, aiming to join an increasingly important transport corridor to the resource-rich regional countries.
Iran has offered to allow Qatar use its southern ports to carry on its vital import activities after the emirate’s Arab neighbors united to isolate it.
The Indian government has given the go-ahead to the country’s Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to enter into two separate memoranda of understanding (MoU) with securities market regulators of the European Union and Iran.
Russia has announced readiness to electrify a main railway that connects the Iranian capital Tehran to the northwestern city of Tabriz.
The terrorist attacks in Iran’s capital on Wednesday triggered a plunge in share prices in the country’s key stock market and brought down the value of shares by around 67 percent.
Iran has reportedly started talks with Qatar to provide food and water supplies to the Persian Gulf state caught up in a diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia and several other regional Arab states.
A senior Chinese diplomat supports Iran’s membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian minister of communications and information technology, says Russia is Iran’s priority partner in achieving new technologies.
Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi discussed a free trade pact between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) during a visit to Moscow.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said last August that Moscow wanted Iran to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) – a single market led by Russia.
IKIA signed the agreement with Swiss-based ADI Consulting GmbH and the Netherlands Airport Consultant Company (NACO) in Tehran on Saturday.
One of Iran’s leading private banks says it has opened an office in Europe – what could be a sign of fresh openings in the country’s international banking relations after the removal of sanctions.
The World Economic Forum has identified Iran as the world’s most affordable tourism destination for a third straight year.
The official first confirmed back in July 2016 that Iran sought to buy over two dozen planes from the Japanese industrial giant.
The first batch of medium-range planes purchased from the Franco-Italian aviation company arrives at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport.