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Iran’s Tech Sector Blooms despite Sanctions

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The names may be unfamiliar but the services are immediately recognisable: Snapp is Iran’s answer to Uber, Digikala is its Amazon, and Pintapin its Booking.com. US sanctions have protected the Islamic republic’s tech sector, […]

Amazon Could Face Penalties for Iranian Business Ties

Amazon.com, the American electronic commerce and cloud computing company, has said it sold and delivered goods to certain Iranian individuals and entities covered by US sanctions. The company said in a regulatory filing that from 2012 to 2016 it “processed and delivered orders of consumer products for certain individuals and entities located outside Iran covered […]

Russian Billionaire Invests in Iran

Billionaire entrepreneur Vladimir Potanin has become the first Russian investor to buy stakes in a number of Iranian companies after the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions, a report said. Potanin through his Winter Capital Partners fund became a shareholder in a number of Iranian internet companies, including the country’s biggest web retailer – Digikala, RT reported […]

How Internet Censorship Protects Iranian Businesses

By Mahmoud Pargoo, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran continues to restrict access to US-based social media networks such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter as well as many other websites considered immoral or against its national security. Late last month, even Telegram, […]

Iranians to buy through Amazon, eBay

The Managing Director of the Iran Post Company has announced a major new initiative that will allow Iranians to shop online from major international retailers. Hossein Mehri (pictured) told Fars news agency: “From now on, Iranian citizens can directly buy from Amazon and eBay international retail sites (abroad) and receive their goods in Iran. “In our cooperation […]