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Revival of Silk Road to Serve Iran’s National Interests

Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines Gholam Hossein Shafei said the revival of the ancient intercontinental Silk Road trade route could serve the Islamic Republic’s national interests. Addressing a meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) in Tehran on Saturday, Shafei pointed to the initiative of the Silk Road […]

Hong Kong eyes Closer Maritime Cooperation with Tehran

An official with Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) said closer business ties with Iran following a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers would enable the city to tackle the downturn in the seaborne sector. “A lot of people have been dealing with Iran through third parties,” said Stephen Wong of the HKTDC. […]

First ‘Silk Road’ Train Arrives in Tehran

By John Lee. The first cargo train that left China almost a fortnight ago arrived in Tehran on Monday morning. The train entered the country through the northeastern Sarakhs border point on Sunday carrying 32 containers, having passed through Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. It left the Chinese trading hub of Yiwu, in the northwestern province of […]