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12/28/2016   --   8:37 AM
Selling 70 tons of heavy water barometer of Iran's nuclear capabilities: Senior MP

Economy - Iran's selling of 70 tons of heavy water in the global markets sets a reliable benchmark for the country's nuclear capabilities, says the head of the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security in the Parliament.

8/27/2012   --   11:46 PM
Hosting NAM summit expands Iran economical relations: Lawmaker

Economy - An Iranian lawmaker says hosting the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit will expand Iran's economic relations at international level.

7/13/2012   --   8:30 PM
'Annan’s trip signifies Iran’s role in regional peace efforts'

Economy - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that the recent trip of Kofi Annan, the UN-Arab League joint special envoy on Syria, to Tehran is indicative of the fact that Iran plays a prominent role in restoring peace in the region, particularly in Syria.

6/23/2012   --   8:13 PM
Iran launches first gas-to-wire project

Economy - Iran has started the implementation of its first gas-to-wire (GTW) project, which will allow the country to export electricity to the Persian Gulf littoral states in the near future.

6/22/2012   --   8:06 PM
Tehran, Ankara making effort to raise trade exchange to $30bn: VP

Economy - Iran's Vice President for International Affairs Ali Saeedlou says Iran and Turkey have good politico-economic ties, stressing the two countries seek to increase the value of bilateral trade to 30 billion dollars soon.

6/20/2012   --   7:24 PM
Iran to take part in 12th Moscow intl. oil, gas equipment fair

Economy - The four main subsidiaries of the Iranian Oil Ministry will take part in the 14th International Fair of Equipment and Technologies for the Oil and Gas Industries (Neftegas 2012) to be held in the Russian capital, Moscow, on June 26-29.

6/15/2012   --   8:25 PM
Iran non-oil exports increase by 32 percent in 2 months: Official

Economy - A senior Iranian trade official says the volume of Iran’s non-oil exports increased by 32 percent in the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2012), compared to the corresponding period a year ago.

6/15/2012   --   1:19 PM
Iran warns EU of oil boycott’s high cost

Economy - Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi has warned the European Union that its citizens will bear the brunt of the bloc’s oil sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

6/14/2012   --   11:52 AM
OPEC chief says 100 percent against Iran oil embargo

Economy - OPEC Secretary General Abdullah El-Badri has expressed his strong opposition to the planned embargo considered by the European Union against Iran.

6/12/2012   --   8:25 PM
Japan aims to counter restrictions on insurance cover for Iran oil tankers

Economy - In an attempt to counter US-led EU insurance bans against Iran, Japan's cabinet has submitted a bill to the country’s parliament that allows the government to provide insurance cover for tankers importing Iranian crude, instead of seeking such cover from the EU.

6/9/2012   --   11:31 PM
Cyber attack on Iran Oil Ministry traced to US: Official

Economy - The head of Iran's cyber police says the perpetrators behind the recent cyber attack on the Iranian Oil Ministry have been traced to the US.

6/6/2012   --   8:12 PM
Japan prepares new bill to offer insurance for Iranian oil imports

Economy - The Japanese government is preparing a bill for submission to parliament which will enable the government to provide insurance cover for tankers importing crude oil from Iran.

6/4/2012   --   12:47 PM
Iraq visit fruitful: Iran oil minister

Economy - The Iranian oil minister has expressed satisfaction with the achievements of his recent 3-day official visit to Iraq and the agreements reached, during the trip, by the two neighboring states on energy cooperation.

6/3/2012   --   11:16 PM
Iran, Iraq agree to adopt joint stance at OPEC

Economy - Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Ghasemi has held talks with the Iraqi prime minister, insisting on the need to reach a unified position on the oil production quota in the upcoming summit of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

6/2/2012   --   8:07 PM
Iran to name candidate for OPEC top position: Oil minister

Economy - Iran's Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi says the country will introduce its candidate for the position of secretary general at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries in the next meeting of the OPEC.

6/2/2012   --   8:04 PM
Iran to run for OPEC’s secretary general: Official

Economy - Iranian OPEC Governor Mohammad Ali Khatibi has confirmed that the country is preparing to field a candidate for the position of secretary general at the petroleum producing organization.

5/30/2012   --   8:07 PM
No Iranian petchem project affected by sanctions: Official

Economy - The projects director for the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) of Iran says none of the country’s petrochemical projects have been affected by international pressures and foreign sanctions against Tehran.

5/30/2012   --   12:25 PM
Iran urges OPEC members to avoid unilateral measures

Economy - Iranian OPEC Governor Mohammad Ali Khatibi has called on the member states of the intergovernmental organization to demonstrate commitment to the collectively-made decisions of the body.

5/29/2012   --   10:56 PM
South Korea increases oil purchases from Iran

Economy - Figures show that South Korea’s crude oil imports from Iran increased by 42 percent in April, compared to the same period a year earlier, despite the European Union oil embargo against the Islamic Republic.

5/29/2012   --   10:18 AM
Iran to increase transit of oil products: NIORDC head

Economy - The managing director of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) says the country plans to transit more gasoline and gas oil to Iraq and Afghanistan.

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