Iran export

Iran sets up special task force for saffron export

Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has set up a special task force on the trade of saffron to help boost its export. Iran Chamber of Commerce is a member of the task force.

Trade

Iran exports to UAE near $1 billion in 3 months despite pandemic

Iran exported around 3.8 million tons of commodities worth $967 million to the UAE during the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20) despite the routine marine and air links between the two countries being interrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.

Trade

ICCIMA to set up committee to monitor repatriation of export earnings

Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) plans to set up a special committee to monitor procedures involved in repatriation of export earnings to the country that has become a hot button issue on the foreign trade landscape.

Iran Chamber

Imam Khomeini Port handles 9.3 million tons of goods in 3 months

A total of 9.3 million tons of goods were loaded and unloaded in the southern Imam Khomeini Port during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20). Over 7 million tons of the total sum pertained to non-oil goods.

Trade

Iran exports cigarettes to Austria, Jordan for first time

Austria and Jordan joined the list of Iran’s export destinations for cigarettes for the first time in the year ending March 2020.

Trade

Sistan-Baluchestan exports to Afghanistan up 56%

More than $181 million worth of goods were exported from the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan to Afghanistan during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20) to register a 56% rise compared with last year’s corresponding period.

Trade

Iran-Armenia trade tops $100m in Q1 2020

The commercial exchange between Iran and Armenia between January and April 2020 stood at $101.06 million to register a 0.37% decline compared to the corresponding period in 2019.

Trade

New measures to ease financial procedures for export firms in Iran

The Government-Private Sector Dialogue Council on Tuesday approved seven proposals out of nine to ease rules and procedures for repatriation of exporters’ overseas earnings and help promote the key sector.

Iran Chamber

Iran eases curbs on exports of coronavirus test kits, PPEs

Iran’s caretaker minister of industries says that the country has lifted restrictions on exports of some tests kits and personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to confront the new coronavirus pandemic amid a surge in production that outweighs domestic demands.

Trade

Iran saffron prices collapse to lowest level in decades amid coronavirus outbreak

The price of the Iranian saffron has stumbled to historical lows of $400-500 per kilogram as the new coronavirus pandemic hits major customers in Europe.

Agriculture and Environment