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: An oil jetty in the Persian Gulf is near completion in Qeshm Island and will be launched in spring, head of economy and investment affairs at Qeshm Free Zone Organization said Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Pipe-laying operation has begun to connect the Persian Gulf’s largest Island (Qeshm) to the national gas grid, head of the state-run National Iranian Gas Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Qeshm Free Zone Organization plans to launch direct return flights Qeshm Island, located in southern Iran, to Istanbul, Turkey, and Kabul and Herat in Afghanistan.
EghtesadOnline: The second gas unit of Qeshm Combined Cycle Power Plant in Qeshm Island, off the Persian Gulf, was inaugurated Thursday making the island self-sufficient in electricity generation.
EghtesadOnline: A four-hectare container terminal was inaugurated on Qeshm Island’s Free Trade Zone via videoconferencing by President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: Qeshm, the largest island in Persian Gulf, exported 1,975 tons of commodities worth $21 million during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019-Jan. 20) to register a 237% and 568% growth in tonnage and value respectively compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: More than 105 million tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded at Iran’s 21 commercial ports during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Dec. 21) to register a 1.1% rise compared with the corresponding period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: More than 76,170 tons of non-oil commodities were exported from Qeshm Island’s ports during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22) to register a 48% growth compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: A senior official in the Qeshm Free Trade Zone said exports from this Persian Gulf Island to foreign countries as well as other free trade zones in the country has risen by 92 percent this calendar year (started March 20).