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Iran and France sign five Agreements

By John Lee. Iran and France have signed five agreements at the end of a business forum hosted by the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA). The Memorandums of Understanding (MoU’s) included a cooperation document for development of Mashhad International Airport, two involving the Iranian Fisheries Organization, one for the construction of […]

$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 $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 […]

Iran, Armenia plan Joint Production of Crabs

Iran and Armenia are considering setting up a joint production facility for crabs in Armenia, for export to Eurasian Economic Union member countries. Armenian Minister of Agriculture Sergo Karapetyan made the announcement after a meeting with Iranian ambassador to Armenia, Seyed Kazem Sajjadi. According to a report from ARKA, he added that both countries have […]

French Firm to Invest €10m in Lorestan

France’s Aqualande Cooperative Group is to invest €10 million in fisheries industries in the western Iranian province of Lorestan. Company CEO Vincent Pitti described Lorestan as a province with great investment potential adding: “The region is truly convenient for investment in the production of eyed salmonid eggs. “The capital will be devoted to the creation of a […]

Caviar Back on the Market as Sanctions Begin to Ease

Associated Press reports that an ambitious project on the shores of the Caspian Sea hopes to produce caviar, boosting Iran’s economy as sanctions ease. Iran sold more than 40 tons of sturgeon eggs in 2000, but xports fell to just 1 ton last year due to dwindling fish stocks and trade sanctions. “We hope that […]