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India in talks to Develop Chabahar Port

India’s Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said he has held talks with Iranian officials on a range of issues, including the development of Iran’s port of Chabahar. Gadkari said that during his recent trip to Tehran, he held talks with Iranian officials on a wide range of issues, including developing Chabahar Port and funding […]

Chabahar Port Signs Deal with India Ports

India Ports Global Private Limited (IPGPL) has reportedly signed a contract with Aria Banader of Iran to equip and operate two terminals at Chabahar – Shahid -Beheshti Port for transportation of goods and other purposes. IPGPL is a joint venture between Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Kandla Port Trust (KPT). According to the report […]

ONGC Willing to Spend $11bn at Farzad-B

The managing director of India’s ONGC Videsh Ltd said the consortium is ready to spend as much as $11 billion to develop a giant natural gas field south of Iran. ONGC Videsh Ltd. has offered to invest as much as $6 billion on the Farzad-B field and spend the remaining amount to build a liquefied […]

India’s NALCO puts Iran Project on hold

By John Lee. India’s National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) has put its overseas projects on hold in order to focus on expanding domestic capacity. The company signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) last year to explore the possibility of setting up a joint […]

Iran Signed Deal with Gazprom over Farzad B

Iran has signed a basic agreement with Russia’s energy giant Gazprom over the development of Farzad B gas field – a project which the country has for long been negotiating with an Indian consortium. The announcement over Farzad B agreement was made by Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh. Zanganeh said in an interview with Argus […]

Talks on Iran’s EEU Membership to Conclude Soon

Timur Suleimenov, Kazakhstan’s minister of economy, said the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) would finalize talks with Iran over the country’s membership to the union by the end of 2017. “We believe we can come up with something substantial by the end of the year . . . finished talks,” Suleimenov told the Financial Times on […]

Iran Urges Removal of Trade Barriers with India

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for efforts to remove the obstacles to trade and banking ties with India. In a meeting with Foreign Secretary of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar in Tehran, Foreign Minister Zarif expressed the hope for closer relations between Iran and India in light of the history of their mutual cooperation and […]

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Iran Increases Asphalt Production, Seeks Shippers

By John Lee. Iran’s biggest asphalt producer is reported to be planning to boost output by almost 15 percent in the next two years. According to a report from Bloomberg, Hormoz Pasargad Bitumen Products Co. intends to send the increased supply to overseas buyers led by India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Managing Director […]

India Seeking to Stop Urea Imports from Iran

Dharam Pal, the joint secretary at India’s department of fertilizer, said the South Asian country plans to boost its urea production in an attempt to revive loss-making factories and end imports from several countries, including Iran. “We are in the process of reviving ailing plants, restart closed units, expand existing projects and build new ones,” […]

Iran Eyes Becoming Regional Hub of Nuclear Medicine

A target at the top of the agenda of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) is to turn the country into the region’s hub for production of nuclear medicine, Iran’s top nuclear official announced. Addressing a ceremony to mark the National Nuclear Technology Day in Tehran on Sunday, Head of AEOI Ali Akbar Salehi […]