EghtesadOnline: Behshahr Industrial Group, the largest producer of edible oils and fats in Iran said it has suspended production for nine days starting Oct. 22 over the Central Bank of Iran’s failure to provide foreign currency to import unprocessed oils.
EghtesadOnline: Close to 90% of manufacturing and industrial units in 23 industrial towns across South Khorasan Province are connected to the national gas grid, the managing director of the provincial gas company said.
EghtesadOnline: The Education and Human Resources Institute, affiliated with the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, is scheduled to hold two specialized courses, one on export, and the other on key import factors, as well as an online workshop on negotiation techniques in autumn.
EghtesadOnline: Heavy Duty Pumps and Water Turbine Manufacture Company (Petco) designs and manufactures assorted pumps for the gas and oil industries with indigenized materials, knowledge and expertise without the need to import technology, head of mechanical design and technical-engineering affairs said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 111,337 public complaints were filed against goods and service providers with the industries, mining and trade organizations of Iranian provinces in the first half of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21).
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade's review of the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Aug. 21) shows the production of 16 industrial products (out of 28 under review) registered growth during the period compared to the corresponding period of the year before.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s power industry has not developed as would have been expected in the last eight years, head of the Federation of Iranian Energy Exports Industries said.
EghtesadOnline: Power consumption of industries has increased by 12% since the beginning of the current fiscal in March compared to a year ago, but the rise has not transformed into decent productivity growth, head of the Mining and Mining Industries Commission of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mining and Agriculture said.
EghtesadOnline; A total of 7.36 billion cigarettes were smuggled into Iran during the five months to Aug. 21, indicating a 63.2% increase compared with the corresponding period of last year, the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade reported.
EghtesadOnline: Caretaker of the Industries Ministry says the government will soon put an end to the practice of companies’ renting commercial cards for export.