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Dutch Economics Minister in Tehran for Talks

Dutch Economics Minister Henk Kamp who arrived in Tehran early on Sunday, is scheduled to hold talks with Iranian officials on promotion of mutual cooperation between the two nations. Heading a high-ranking economic delegation, Kamp is planned to sit down with Iran’s Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati on Sunday to explore avenues for the expansion of […]

Petroleum Minister Receives Dutch Ambassador

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh hosted a meeting with the ambassador of Netherlands and representative of Shell in his Tehran. The meeting was aimed at exploring avenues for energy cooperation between the two countries and energy giant Shell. Earlier in December 2015, Zangeneh hosted a meeting with Dutch Economy Minister Hank Kamp in Tehran […]

Tehran, Shell Discuss Future Enrergy Ties

Iranian Minister of Petroluem Bijan Zangeneh hosted a meeting with representative of Shell in his office in Tehran. The two sides discussed future energy ties. The Dutch ambassador to Tehran was also present in the meeting and was involved in the talks. (Source: Shana)

Iran in Talks on Agricultural Cooperation

The Head of Iran’s Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) Eskandar Zand has said the country is in negotiations with France, Germany and the Netherlands to boost cooperation in agricultural research projects. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Zand highlighted the importance of global exchange of information in the area of agricultural research, saying […]

Over 200 Foreign Investors Active in Iran Capital Market

The number of foreign shareholders in the capital market of Iran is now more than 200, the Managing Director of the Central Securities Depository of Iran (CSDI) has said. Last month 9 natural shareholders from Romania, Russia, South Africa, Italy, Britain (2 people), Kuwait, Pakistan, and Afghanistan received their codes to be active in the […]

Iran Expects Oil Dues to be Settled Soon

By John Lee. An official from Iran’s Ministry of Petroleum has confirmed that international oil companies (IOCs) have started paying the amounts owed to Iran for pre-sanction oil purchases. Ali-Asqar Hendi added that the country expects to receive all the oil dues from foreign companies by April, with the exception for the amounts owed by […]

Iran Debtors Ready to Settle Oil Debts

Iran says foreign oil firms are ready to settle their debts to Iran, probably in euros. Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh told a press conference on Tuesday that Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum, Italy’s Saras and Royal Dutch Shell owe Iran about $4 billion, which will be paid back to Iran in euros. Shell has said […]

Iran, Netherlands to Expand Oil Tech Ties

By John Lee. The Dutch Ambassador to Tehran, Susanna Terstal, said there is a vast potential for boosting ties between Dutch research firms with Iran’s Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI), saying that the sanctions’ removal paves the way for enhancing mutual ties between Dutch research institutes with their Iranian counterparts. Visiting RIPI this week, […]

Oil Majors head to Tehran ahead of Sanctions Relief

By John Lee. Reuters reports that oil majors Total and Shell have sent executives to Tehran ahead of the expected the lifting of international sanctions on Saturday. According to Iran’s Mehr news agency, they will meet officials from the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) on Sunday. (Source: Reuters)

MoU With Netherlands on Ornamental Plants

A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in research projects on flowers and ornamental plants has been signed between the Netherlands’ Wageningen University and Research Center and Iran’s National Institute of Ornamental Plants. The agreement seeks to use Dutch expertise and technologies to boost Iran’s production and export of ornamental plants. IRNA reports that Iran’s National […]

Tehran, Amsterdam Eye Boosted Gas Trade

Henk Kamp, The Minister of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands, has met with Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Mohammad Reza Araqi, to discuss boosting gas ties. During the meeting, the Dutch official said Dutch companies are prepared to boost their presence in Iran for investing in and constructing gas refineries and […]

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 […]

Iranians to buy through Amazon, eBay

The Managing Director of the Iran Post Company has announced a major new initiative that will allow Iranians to shop online from major international retailers. Hossein Mehri (pictured) told Fars news agency: “From now on, Iranian citizens can directly buy from Amazon and eBay international retail sites (abroad) and receive their goods in Iran. “In our cooperation […]

European Unis Link with Iran Energy Research

The Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI) and DBUII consortium of universities will discuss prospects of research cooperation on the sidelines of the Second International Conference on Technological Opportunities (ICTO) in Oil and Gas Industry which opens in Tehran this week. DBUII, comprising TU-Delft University of Technology in Netherlands, Bergen University in Norway, Ultrecht University […]