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Iran Willing to Buy $1.5bn Ukrainian Ag Products

Iran has expressed willingness to purchase $1.5 billion worth of agricultural products from Ukraine, a report said. Ukraine and Iran are interested in deepening bilateral cooperation in the agricultural sector, particularly in increasing supplies of grains, vegetable oil, corn, barley and soybeans for domestic needs of Iran, Ukraine’s Deputy Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Viktor […]

Ukraine’s Imports from Iran Up 30%

The president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine said the Eastern European country’s imports from Iran increased by 30 percent in 2016 compared to a year earlier. Speaking at the Ukrainian-Iranian business forum, Gennadiy Chyzhykov said from January to May 2017, the volume of Ukrainian exports to the Islamic Republic increased by […]

Ukraine eyes Boosting Agricultural Trade with Iran

A Ukrainian official said the country’s Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry expects Kiev’s agricultural trade with Tehran to increase to $1 billion by the end of 2017. Vasyl Antonenko, the chief specialist of the bilateral trade and economic cooperation department of the International Cooperation Department of Ukraine’s Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry, said this during […]

Ukraine Can Facilitate PetChem Exports to Europe

The Head of the National Petrochemical Company of Iran (NPC) Marzieh Shahdaei said Ukraine can facilitate exports of Iranian petrochemical products to Europe. In a meeting with Ukraine’s Ambassador to Tehran Sergei Buldiliak on Monday, Shahdaei called for enhanced cooperation between Tehran and Kiev in the sector of energy, Shana news agency reported. She added […]

No Obstacles to Kiev-Tehran Strategic Ties: Envoy

Ukraine’s ambassador to Iran underlined his country’s willingness to enhance bilateral collaborations with the Islamic Republic, stressing that there are no barriers to establishment of bilateral strategic ties. Addressing a forum in Tehran on 25 years of interaction between the two countries, Sergey Burdilyak described Ukraine as “Iran’s friend in Europe”. He said Kiev attaches […]

Iran Envoy Highlights Trade Opportunities in Ukraine

Iran’s ambassador to Ukraine highlighted the ample opportunities available for Iranian investors in the East European country, particularly in the agriculture sector. Addressing an economic meeting in Iran’s northern city of Rasht on Wednesday, Mohammad Beheshti Monfared called on Iranian merchants and business people not to lose the opportunity to work on some 300 projects […]

Ukrainian Company to Export 3,000 Wagons to Iran

Azovmash, Ukraine’s leading producer of mining and metallurgical industry equipment, railroad cars of various specializations, and lifting and hauling equipment, will ship 3,000 wagons to Iran, a report said. “This is only a first agreement to supply Azovobschemash’s products to Iran. The total need of Iranian state-run companies Pars Wagon and Kors Wagon exceeds 35,000 […]

Ukraine Releases Details of Railroad Deal

Ukraine’s embassy in Tehran published details of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that Iran and Ukraine have recently signed to boost cooperation in the railroad industry. In a meeting in Kiev on Wednesday, Iranian Deputy Minister of Road and Urban Development Ali Nourzad and Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan signed an MoU as part […]

Iranian Merchants Still Facing Barriers to SWIFT

A member of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce complained about the lack of practical influence of the country’s reconnection to SWIFT, saying his company has still difficulty in using the financial telecommunication service for trade with the foreigners. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Majid Movafeq Qadiri (pictured) said his company could not still open letters […]

Grain Traders Eye Business in Iran

Food wasn’t subject to the sanctions imposed on Iraq, but according to a report from Bloomberg the rules created enough difficulty to keep many grain suppliers out. While the biggest traders, such as Bunge and Cargill kept operating in the country, the end of sanctions is a chance to expand operations. German firm BayWa sent […]

Iran gives 30-day visas at airports

By John Lee. Iran is to start issuing 30-day visas for tourists from 58 countries upon arrival at its airports. The Persian-language newspaper Donya-ye Eqtesad says the visas can be extended by 15 more days. Foreign tourists could previously get 14-day visas at Iran’s airports and their visas could not be extended. Eligible countries are: […]

Iran signs Development of Esfandiar Oilfield

The Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) and a Norwegian-Austrian company have signed a preliminary agreement for the development of the offshore Efandiar field, IOOC Managing Director Saeed Hafezi [Saeid Ha’fezi] (pictured) says. “The initial confidentiality agreement has been signed, the MDP (master development plan) prepared and sufficient data exchanged. We are only waiting for the […]