Managing Director of National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Marziyeh Shahdaei held a meeting with Ukraine's Ambassador to Tehran Sergei Buldiliak on Monday to discuss energy cooperation between Tehran and Kiev.
A close look at Iran’s non-oil trade during the first presidential term of Hassan Rouhani (August 2013-17) shows that the country’s “non-oil trade” deficit has noticeably shrunk during the four-year period, as it went down from $90 billion under former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2009-13), to $9.6 billion under Rouhani.
The Central Bank of Iran has for the first time sought the help of Iran Fintech Association (FintechA) to make its final decision about the long overdue task of regulating Fintech companies and startups.
At a press briefing in Tehran on February 7, Mohmmad Baqer Nobakht said despite 38 years of ups and downs, now in 2016, Iran stands as the world’s 18th economic power according to the latest International Monetary Fund statistics.
Iran’s Energy Ministry has signed investment deals and memoranda of understanding with several foreign firms for a planned production of 10,000 megawatts of electricity at its power plants, as part of a total foreign investment of up to five billion dollars.
Persia Digest- Following the implementation of the JCPOA, the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1, and the resulting easing of anti-Iran sanctions, the country's oil industry was revived and injected some fresh air.
BBC Monitoring has tweeted: “Analysis of more than 14,000 tweets from last month which used #WeSupportPolandSummit, found that the majority of posts originated from just 8 accounts. The summit is largely viewed as a US bid to deter other nations from cooperating with Iran. Anti-establishment chatter has used the hashtag #WeSupportPolandSummit. The desired effect appears to be to artificially create a trend which hints at popular support for the summit and - by extension - widespread resentment towards the Iranian establishment. This research is part of a wider investigation into opposition social media activity by Iranians.”
Iran’s former ambassador to Venezuela believes: “Iran-Venezuela ties will be undermined if Juan Guaidó wins and Iran may be hurt because of US dominance over Venezuela’s oil resources and its impact on global prices.”
At a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Iran’s top diplomat pointed to the important relations between China and Iran, underlining that his country has the most important strategic ties in the world with China.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi described Saudi Arabia as the godfather of Takfiri terrorism in the region and world, saying that Saudi government which is origin of organized terrorism lacks authority to accuse others of supporting terrorism.