Tag Archives | Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO)

Tehran-Ashgabat Business Forum slated for Late March

Iran and Turkmenistan are planned to hold a joint business forum in Ashgabat in late March, a report said. According to the report carried by the official website of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, Iranian and Turkmen traders will participate in the joint forum. It will be held concurrent with Iranian President […]

Iran Ready for Free Trade with Regional Countries

Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) Mojtaba Khosrotaj said the Islamic Republic is prepared to establish preferential tariffs and free trade with some regional countries, particularly Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Oman. Speaking at a meeting of a working group on the development of non-oil exports of the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan, Khosrotaj underlined […]

Iran’s Exports to Syria Double

The total value of Iran’s exports to Syria over the first four months of the current Iranian year (which started on March 21, 2017) has doubled compared to the same period last year, a senior official at the Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) announced. During the first four months of the last Iranian year (March 20, […]

Iran Building 2 Sports Arenas in Iraq

During a visit to Iraq, an Iranian deputy minister was updated on the latest status of two sports arenas that Iranian companies are constructing in Baghdad. Mojtaba Khosrotaj, Iran’s deputy minister of industry and head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (PMOI), held a meeting with Iraq’s minister of youth and sports and with […]

Iran Bans Scrap Metal Imports from Iraq

By John Lee. Iran has reportedly banned the import of scrap metal from Iraq and Afghanistan. According to a report from Platts, the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) requested the ban due to fears that consignments could be contaminated with radioactive material or chemicals, and that they may contain unexploded munitions. It adds that […]

Korean Firm Sign Deals for Electrical Projects

Iran’s state-run holding company Tavanir signed two agreements with Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) for cooperation in electrical projects using state-of-the-art technology. Based on the agreements, signed in Tehran on Saturday, the South Korean company will help Iran recover SF6 gas (sulphur hexafluoride) in the electricity industry in compliance with the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), […]

Iran Sends Commercial Attaché to Russia

Head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) Valiollah Afkhami Rad said the country’s commercial attaché has been stationed in the Russian capital to help boost economic relations between the two countries. Speaking at a meeting with a number of Iranian economic activists and businessmen, Afkhami Rad said the commercial attaché has been stationed […]

Direct Flights Launched between Tehran, Astrakhan

Direct flights between the Iranian capital of Tehran and the Russian port city of Astrakhan have been recently inaugurated, Head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) Valiollah Afkhami Rad said. The Tehran-Astrakhan direct flights, which started in early May, will lower the costs of bilateral trade with Russia and provide an easier access […]

Greece Keen to be Hub for Iran’s Exports to Europe

A senior Greek official voiced his country’s willingness to promote economic ties with Iran, saying that Athens is ready to become a regional hub for Iranian exports to Europe. Speaking in a meeting with Head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO), Valiollah Afkhami Rad, the CEO of Greece’s Trade Development and Foreign Investment […]

Iran Still Has Banking Problems in Trade with China

Head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO), Valiollah Afkhami Rad, said banking problems are still hampering the progress of economic relations between the Islamic Republic and its biggest trade partner, China. “Correspondent banking relations should be established to develop trade between the two countries,” Afkhami Rad said in a speech in Tehran on […]

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 […]