Iranian saffron exports rise by 33%
During the months of March to December 2017, over 160 tons of saffron worth more than USD 219MM and 270 was exported from Iran to various countries. This shows an increase of 33.33% in weight and 26.05% in value as compared to a similar period last year.
Syria to import tractors from Iran
The Union of Syrian Chambers of Agriculture has signed an MoU to import tractors from Iran. The Chief of the Union of Syrian Chambers of Agriculture said: “Tractors imported from Iran will be at the disposal of all Syrian farmers in the next few days at reasonable prices.”
Significant growth of Iran exports to Turkey
Statistics show a 68.5% increase in Iran’s exports to Turkey during the first 11 months of 2017. Iran’s trade representative in Turkey announced: “Exports from Iran to Turkey over the first 11 months of 2017 reached the figure of USD 7BN and 17MM, a growth of 68.5% including oil and gas.”
Holland ready for Iran investment
Susanna Terstal, the Dutch Ambassador to Tehran, in a meeting with Mansur Moazami, Chairman of the Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO), said: “We encourage Dutch companies to cooperate with Iran; however, at times, obtaining the required information needed for companies that are interested in this cooperation is very difficult.”
USD 39MM exports of Iranian clothing
According to statistics released by the IR of Iran customs, USD 39MM worth of clothing has been exported over the first nine months of the Iranian calendar, begging in March. The exports measure 3000 tons in weight of various styles of clothing exported to a number of countries.
80% growth in Iran’s non-oil exports to ASEAN
Iran’s non-oil exports to the Association of Southeast Asia Nations “ASEAN” had a growth of 80 percent in 2017 as compared with a similar period last year. As reported by Persia Digest, in 2017 Iran had more than USD 1280MM of non-oil exports to ASEAN member countries. In 2016, this figure stood at USD 711MM. Showing an 80% growth in Iran’s non-oil exports to ASEAN as compared with the year before that.
Iran ready for gas exports to Georgia
Deputy to Iran’s Petroleum Minister, Hamidreza Araghi, has said: “Iran’s gas exports to Georgia are still on the agenda and if agreements are finalized, the private sector will begin exports of Iranian gas from Armenian soil to Georgia.
Euros 2.3 billion exports from Germany to Iran
Director of the joint Iran-Germany chamber of commerce has announced that Iran’s economy is the most versatile industrial economy in the region, and added: “In the nine months from January to October 2017, Germany has exported euros 2.3 billion worth of goods to Iran and imported USD 328MM from Iran.
Brokerage between Iran-Qatar banks begins
Seven months after the start of crisis between Qatar and the Persian Gulf Arab states, a number of Iranian private banks have recently established ties with the Qatar National Bank (QNB) and opened accounts to serve Iranian and Qatari businesses.
Iran exports to Malaysia grows fivefold
Iran exports to Malaysia has grown fivefold over the past eight months as compared to a similar period last year.
The latest reports by the IR of Iran customs office on trade in the past eight months show that 434 thousand and 675 tons of commodities have been exported from Iran to Malaysia, comprising 0.55% of Iran’s total export weight.
A 1000% growth for Iran exports over 15 years
The deputy director of the Iran Trade Promotion Organization said: “Iran is the nineteenth largest trading market in the world indicating many opportunities for doing business inside Iran.”
Qatar proposes fivefold trade growth
The Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade of Iran has announced a proposal by Qatar of a USD 5BN ceiling for trade between the two countries, and said: “Currently, this amounts to less than USD 1BN.”