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Strengthening Efforts to Combat Desertification

Iran and UNDP Strengthen Efforts to Combat Desertification Today, around the world, over 250 million people are directly affected by desertification. About 1 billion people – in over 110 countries – are currently at risk of its consequences. Here in Iran, the level of desertification is “high”.  Over 20 per cent of the country’s land […]

Qatar Says in Talks with Iran on Food Supplies

A Qatari official said Doha is in negotiations with Tehran and Ankara to secure its food and water supplies after Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate (UAE) cut trade and diplomatic ties with the Persian Gulf Arab state. “We are in talks with Turkey and Iran and other countries,” said the official, speaking on […]

Iran seeks 30k tonnes Soybean Oil

Iran’s Government Trading Corporation (GTC), a subsidiary of the Ministry of Agricultural Jihad of I.R. of Iran, is considering the purchase of 30,000 + 10 MTS of crude degummed soybean oil through a one step international tender. All of the qualified and interested companies are invited to receive tender documents from Saturday, June 10, 2017 […]

GTC Tender for Sugar

Iran’s Government Trading Corporation (GTC), a subsidiary of the Ministry of Agricultural Jihad of I.R. of Iran, is considering the purchase of 60,000 + 10 MTS of raw cane sugar through a one step international tender. All of the qualified and interested companies are invited to receive tender documents from Saturday, June 10, 2017 until […]

Iran to Receive 1st NZ Meat Shipment Soon

The first shipment of New Zealand sheepmeat will be delivered to Iran later this month, the country’s Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy said. “This is great news for Taylor Preston and the wider meat industry,” Guy said as quoted by Scoop News on Saturday. “It is only the start of what we are hoping will […]

New Zealand Delays Plan to Export Lambs to Iran

By John Lee. New Zealand has reportedly postponed plans to export lamb to Iran. A spokesman for Silver Fern Farms, one of two exporters working with import companies in Iran, emphasized that the plan would be put into practice next season, which begins in December. NZ Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy said he had just […]

New Zealand to Export “Safe” Sheepmeat to Iran

New Zealand’s Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy said New Zealand meat exporters will deliver “safe” sheepmeat to Iran in the near future. New Zealand meat exporters could be landing sheepmeat into Iran later this year as efforts are made to revive a trade which was at its height during the boom years of the 1980s, […]

Iran’s Priciest Export at risk

By Zahra Alipour for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News.  With Iran to its south and Russia to its north and west, the Caspian Sea is not only rich in oil and natural gas reserves, but it is also the […]

Iran Exporting Eggs to 10 Countries

An Iranian deputy agriculture minister highlighted the steps the country has taken to secure a place in the highly competitive market for poultry products, saying Iran is now exporting chicken eggs to 10 countries, mostly in the region. Speaking on a radio program on Sunday, Hassan Rokni said Iran ranks among the world’s top 12 […]

Thailand seals Iran Rice Deal

By John Lee. Bangkok Post reports that Thailand has secured a deal to sell rice to Iran for the first time in 10 years, with 50,000-100,000 tonnes of white rice due over the next 1-2 months. Sombat Chalermwutinan, president of Asia Golden Rice Co, said the company is in the process of asking for cooperation […]