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60 French Companies Iran Visit

France’s Foreign Minister Jean-March Ayrault arrived in Tehran on Monday for a two-day long official visit. During his stay in Tehran, Ayrault will meet with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, President Hassan Rouhani and Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani. Also, a meeting of the Iran-France Joint […]

Big Italian Business Delegation Due in Iran

A 150-strong delegation of business people from Italy’s Marche region will visit Iran next week to hold talks with Iranian officials and private sector representatives and weigh plans for investment. The delegation will include 120 representatives of Italian companies and 30 officials from the Marche region. Led by Marche Region Governor Luca Ceriscioli, the delegation […]

Croatian President Due in Iran Next Week

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović is scheduled to pay an official visit to the Iranian capital next week for talks on enhancement of economic cooperation between the two nations following a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers. According to a report carried by Total Croatia News, Grabar-Kitarović will be accompanied by a large […]

Iranian Trade Mission to visit Azerbaijan

By John Lee. Iran’s Minister of Agriculture Jihad Mahmoud Hojjati (pictured) is to start a three-day visit to Azerbaijan on Sunday. According to Azertac, he will lead a group of Iranian businessmen and will attend an Azerbaijani-Iranian business forum. (Source: AzerNews)

Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers to Visit Iran

Representatives of Italian textile machinery manufacturers are planned to visit Iran later this month to explore business opportunities in the country following the removal of sanctions. According to a statement released by the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT) on Friday, a total of 26 textile machinery manufacturers from the European country will be […]

British Business Secretary Postpones Iran Trip

UK Business Secretary Sajid Javid has delayed a major trade visit to Iran to focus on the future of Britain’s steel industry, a British official said Tuesday. “Given the Business Secretary’s focus on the steel industry, he (Javid) has decided to postpone his trip to Iran,” a spokesman from the business department said on Tuesday […]

Khamenei: Europeans’ Visits “must Yield Tangible Results”

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, in a meeting with Mr. Matteo Renzi, the Prime Minister of Italy, on Tuesday, referred to good relations between the two countries in the past and welcomed further enhancement of bilateral cooperation. Ayatollah Khamenei added that the main problem and the most important weakness with the […]

UK Govt Eyes New Opportunities in Iran

The UK’s Business Secretary Sajid Javid (pictured) is to lead Britain’s biggest-ever trade delegation to Iran for high-level economic and trade talks with Iranian officials, possibly as early as May. Addressing a conference in London, the Minister said: “It will see some of our leading companies seeking out new opportunities across the country. “And it […]

German Foreign Minister to visit Iran on Tuesday

By John Lee. The German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier (pictured), will start an official two-day visit to Iran on Tuesday. According to Tehran Times, it will be Steinmeier’s second trip to Tehran in this Iranian year; he visited the country October 16 to 18, 2015. The Germany embassy in Tehran said in a press release: […]

Kazakh-Iranian Business Forum

By John Lee. The Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) will host the Kazakh-Iranian Business Forum on 7th February. Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Asset Issekeshev (pictured), and the president of the country’s largest state-run financial and investment company, Baiterek, Kuandik Bishimbayev, will attend the Forum, as will representatives of […]

Chinese President due in Tehran Next Week

By John Lee. Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured) is to visit Tehran on 22nd January at the invitation of President Rouhani. He is heading a high-ranking political and economic delegation on a two-day official visit. In addition to talks during the visit, it is expected that several commercial deals will be signed. (Source: IRNA)

Big German Delegation to Visit Iran

By John Lee. IRNA reports that former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder (pictured) is to lead a major trade delegation to Iran. The exact timing of the visit has not yet been announced. Trade between the two countries stood at 2.39 billion euros last year, and is expected to increase to 10 billion euros within three […]

Italian Textile Machinery Makers to Visit Iran

Iran has historically been a primary trading partner for Italy’s textile machinery industry. Although international sanctions have blocked the flow of textile machinery exports to Iran, it is hoped that the recent nuclear agreement may pave the way toward a competitive relaunching of the local textile industry. To consolidate its presence in Iran, ACIMIT, the […]

UK FM Hopes to Lead Trade Delegation to Iran

Britain’s Finance Minister George Osborne will lead a trade delegation to Iran next year if the Islamic Republic honours a nuclear deal with world powers, the Financial Times reported. “Assuming that Iran honors the nuclear deal, and it’s properly verified, I think there will be growing potential to do business with Iran,” the FT quoted […]