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Record Exports of Iranian Shrimp

By John Lee. Iran has reportedly exported a record quantity of shrimp in the first nine months of the current fiscal year (started March 20, 2017). Isa Golshahi, an official with the Iranian Fisheries Organization, said 15,177 tons were exported, bringing in revenue of $72 million. Russia as well as south eastern Asia countries and […]

Iran, France to cooperate on Shrimp Production

By John Lee. Iran and France have reportedly signed a deal to cooperate on the production and export of 1,000 tons per year of shrimp from Iran. According to a report from Xinhua, the contract between Iran’s Hormoz Dam Company and the French Crusta’C and Du Ble Au Soleil SASU companies is worth $20 million. […]

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 […]

Norway “eager to expand” Fisheries Cooperation with Iran

By John Lee. Norway’s Minister of Fisheries, Per Sandberg (pictured), has told Iran’s Ambassador to Oslo, Mohammad Hassan Habibollahzadeh, that he welcomes increased cooperation between the countries in fisheries and aquaculture. According to IRNA, the ambassador said the vast coastlines in the northern and southern parts of Iran, production of fishery products, processing and re-export […]

$330m Deal to Cooperate on Aquatic Genetic Resources

The Iranian Fisheries Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) signed an agreement on Wednesday to improve genetic resources of rainbow trout fish in the Islamic Republic. The agreement was signed between Hassan Salehi, the head of Iran Fisheries Organization, and FAO Representative to Iran Serge Nakouzi during a ceremony in Tehran on Wednesday. […]

Iran, Norway Sign 13 Deals on Fish Farming

Iranian and Norwegian companies have signed thirteen agreements on Saturday for cooperation in the fishing industry. The agreements were signed on the sidelines of an aquaculture exhibition, attended by Iranian Agriculture Minister, Mahmoud Hojjati, and Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Per Sandberg. Based on the agreements, the Norwegian companies will supply Iran with […]

China to Invest in Iran’s Fishing Industry

The agriculture ministers of Iran and China signed two cooperation documents to boost cooperation between the two countries in the field of fisheries and aquaculture. Based on the documents, signed in a meeting between the two in Tehran on Saturday, China will invest 20 billion Yuans ($3 billion) in different parts of Iran’s fishery sector. […]

China to Invest $3bn in Iranian Fish Farming

By John Lee. China is planning to invest $3 billion in fish farms on Iran’s southern island of Qeshm (pictured) as well as the southern port city of Bandar Abbas. The news follows the recent announcement that South Korea is in discussions on a similar investment. Investors from France, Russia, Norway, Iceland, and Thailand have […]

Iran, S Korea to Discuss Joint Fish Farming Venture

Iranian and South Korean officials are scheduled to meet soon to discuss terms of a joint fish farming venture agreement between the two countries, a report said. Tehran and Seoul are set to begin talks on boosting bilateral cooperation in the fisheries sector that will include a joint fish farming venture, the Seoul government said […]