Iran’s trade with European Union (EU) countries has declined by 10 percent in the first two months of 2021 comparing to the same period in 2020 as they traded €704 million worth of goods and commodities during January and February.
Head of Iran-Turkey Joint Chamber of Commerce Mehrdad Saadat Dehghan says the condition for holding a permanent fair has been readied as Iran and Turkey are seeking materialization of their $30b trade target.
The Secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council Hamidreza Momeni said the trade balance of the country’s free and special economic zones has been positive in the past two years despite the negative balance of the country's foreign trade, IRNA reported.
Head of the Domestic Production Center of Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade said the program for indigenizing the knowledge for the production of major industrial equipment has been realized by 110 percent in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20).
As announced by a provincial official, commodities worth over $3 billion were exported from East Azarbaijan province in the northeast of Iran during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20).
The Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade has approved 158 foreign investment projects valued at about $2.469 billion in the past Iranian calendar year 1399 (ended on March 20), up 189 percent compared to its preceding year.
As announced by the governor general of Gilan province, in the north of Iran, 450 idle industrial units were revived in the province in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20).
Head of Mines and Mining Industry Commission of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture (ICCIMA) says the Chinese are interested to have $400b investment in different sectors in Iran and it is expected $80b to be invested in the mining sector.
President Hassan Rouhani says the economic war waged by the United States against the Islamic Republic has totally failed and all measures taken by Washington to bring Tehran to its knees have been proven futile.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Islamic Republic of Iran can ease transit route for Uzbekistan to the global markets.