Chabahar port

‘India must resume oil purchases from Iran’

Indian columnist urges the government of Prime Minister Nrandra Modi to keep buying Iranian crude despite the US sanctions in a bid to maintain its leverage in the Iranian market in case sanctions are lifted.

Energy

Iran leader allocates funds for key rail project linking Chabahar to Zahedan and Afghanistan

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has approved tapping into Iran’s sovereign wealth fund for construction of a key railway in the southeast of the country.

Transportation

First Afghan fruit cargo exported to India via Chabahar Port

Afghanistan has exported fruit to India through Iran’s strategic port of Chabahar for the first time since the corridor was opened several months ago.

Trade

India looking to set up Exim Bank branch in Iran

The Indian ambassador to Iran says the situation is ripe and all the groundwork has been laid at Chabahar Port so that a branch of Export-Import Bank of India opens in Iran.

Financial Markets

Iran welcomes Japanese investment in Chabahar Port: Rouhani

The Iranian president has told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that Tehran wants Tokyo to invest in Chabahar Port that has been exempted from the US sanctions.

Trade

A first: Afghan shipment heads to India via Iran’s Chabahar Port

Chabahar Port, linking East with Central Asia, Russia and Europe, is the game changer is the geopolitics of the South East Asian region helping India to bypass its neighbour Pakistan to reach Afghanistan.

Transportation

Chabahar deal, a key strategic decision

The port in south-eastern Iranian Province of Sistan and Baluchistan opens Irans access to the Indian Ocean and provides huge opportunity for South East Asian countries such as India to use it as a connection platform to make their way to Central Asia and Europe.

Transportation

Chabahar Day: Iran showcases oceanic port as regional transit hub

Dozens of countries are celebrating Chabahar Day in southeastern Iran, an international event to showcase the capabilities of Iran’s only oceanic port as a regional transport and transit hub connecting East with Central Asia and Europe.

Transportation

First Afghan cargo convoy, destined for India, arrives at Chabahar Port

Chabahar Port in Iran’s south-eastern Sistan and Baluchistan Province, is a regional transport hub. It’s the first time that an Afghan cargo consignment is sent to India via Chabahar Port bypassing Pakistan.

Transportation

Iran, India, Afghanistan to celebrate Chabahar Day on 26 February

The port is Iran’s only exit way to international waters passing through the Sea of Oman. New Delhi has rapidly been developing the strategic port in a bid to export its commodities to Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan.

Transportation