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.
Head of the Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce Yahya Al-e Eshaq believes the trade between Iran and Iraq will get better in the future, admitting that Iraqis refrain from paying their debts to Iran due to different pretexts.
Iran is capable of increasing the value of its exports to China to $27 billion within the next few years, according to top economic officials in the country.