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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 […]

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 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. […]

Russia to Export Fish Products to Iran

Russia’s Fishing Industry Gets Permit to Export Fish Products to Iran Russian agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said the country’s fishing industry has obtained a permit to export fishery products to Iran in the near future. “Starting from next week fish products may be supplied to the territory of Iran from all 467 Russian enterprises and ships […]

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 […]

French Fishery Companies in Iran for Investment

France’s Ambassador to Tehran François Sénémaud said 16 companies from his country have come to Iran to consider opportunities for investment in Iranian fishery industry. Speaking at a meeting in Iran’s Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, the ambassador expressed the hope that their visit to Iran would enhance bilateral trade on the basis of agreements […]