EghtesadOnline: The Expediency Council, a powerful body that resolves disputes between the parliament and Guardians Council, approved the establishment of seven free trade zones and 13 special economic zones last week.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Oman traded 2.29 million tons of commodities worth $593 million during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2020-Jan. 19), showing a 33% increase in value compared with the similar period of last year, according to the chairman of Iran-Oman Chamber of Commerce.
EghtesadOnline: With completion of water transfer from the Persian Gulf to Kerman Province, plans are underway to supply water from the southeast region to South Khorasan Province, the representative of Nehbandan and Sarbisheh counties in Majlis said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of $110 million worth of commodities were exported to Oman during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 20-July 21), according to the secretary of Oman Affairs Bureau with the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran-Oman Chamber of Commerce has signed a memorandum of understanding with Iran Mine House to promote the presence of Iran’s mining companies in the neighboring country, improve mineral exports through Oman, facilitate joint investments and form specialized mining committees.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s non-oil commercial exchanges with Persian Gulf Arab states, including Iraq, the UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, hit $21.5 billion in the last Iranian year that ended on March 19, 2020.
EghtesadOnline: I ran exported more than 10,000 tons of eggs to neighboring countries, such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Oman and Qatar, in the first month of the current Iranian year (March 20-April 19), says Reza Torkashvand, the head of Producers of Egg-Laying Hens Union.
EghtesadOnline: Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi who is in Tehran as part of regular consultations between the two countries met his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Oman's deeply conservative culture, along with a fear of domestic unrest, will prompt the Arab country to retain its long-held values of peacemaking after the loss of its long-serving leader, a Middle East expert said.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Haitham bin Tariq Al Said on becoming the new sultan of Oman, hoping for development of ties between Tehran and Muscat.