Iran recovers pre-pandemic transit system with Turkmenistan

Foreign trucks have started carrying out direct travels into Iran from two joint borders between Iran and Turkmenistan over the past few days, according to a local official at the bordering province of Khorasan Razavi.


Iran economy grew by 6.2% in first quarter: CBI

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has reported that the economy grew by 6.2% in the first three months of the Itranian calendar year (March 21 to June 21).

Macro Economy

Iran’s five-month seafood exports up 32% YOY

Iran’s seafood exports has witnessed a 32% year-on-year growth both in terms of value and tonnage in the five months to August 22, according to a senior official with Iran Fisheries Organization.

Iran Economy

Iran regains position as third-largest OPEC producer

Iran has produced as much as 3 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil in August to regain its position as the third-largest crude oil producer among OPEC member countries, according to the latest OPEC data.


Iran self-sufficient in wheat production: Minister

Iranian agricultural minister Mohammad Ali Nikbakht has said that the country has become self-sufficient in production of wheat and does not need it import the staple grain in the coming year.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran exports $110mn worth of pistachios in March-August

Iran exported around 16,000 metric tons (mt) of various types of pistachio nuts valued at $110 million to 44 countries during the first five months of the Iranian calendar year, with Russia accounting for 23% of the total exports.

Agriculture and Environment

Khaf-Herat railway links Afghanistan to Europe: Afghan official

The head of Afghanistan’s railway department has visited the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad to coordinate efforts to complete the final section of the Khaf-Herat railway project.


Iran reports major jump in gold imports

Iran’s five-month imports of gold ingots have surpassed 4.1 tons, according to the latest Iranian customs figures.

Iran Economy

Iran, India agree to establish joint committee on agriculture

The ministries of agriculture of Iran and India have signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a joint committee on agriculture.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran’s five-month tax revenues up 52% YOY

Iranian tax revenues in the five calendar months to late August are 52% higher than figures reported in last year’s corresponding period, according to a Tuesday report by Iran’s National Tax Administration (INTA).

Macro Economy