EghtesadOnline: The Securities and Exchange Organization has given the go-ahead to the High Council of Free Zones to issue 3,000 billion rials ($26.2 million) worth of sukuk (Islamic debt securities) to finance development projects in Kish Free Trade Zone, which could rise to 10,000 billion rials ($87.3 million), Secretary of High Council of Free Zones Morteza Bank said.
EghtesadOnline: The interim agreement on the formation of a free trade zone between Eurasian Economic Union and Iran has taken Tehran to a new level of regional economic cooperation and links Iran's economy with other states, a senior Iranian energy official says.
EghtesadOnline: Investments in Anzali Free Trade Zone amounted to 7.26 trillion rials ($62.7 million) during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Nov. 21), showing a 28% rise compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Maku Free Trade Zone in northwestern Iran will soon become the country’s major port of entry for importing livestock and meat, as per the preliminary agreement reached by the officials of FTZ and Trabzon, the largest city in the eastern Karadeniz region of Turkey.
EghtesadOnline: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill ratifying a temporary agreement on the formation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday held a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih in Tehran where they discussed a wide range of issues including expansion of bilateral trade, setting up a free trade zone on the border between the two countries, linking rail networks and tackling environmental problems.
EghtesadOnline: The Eurasian Economic Commission Council approved the roadmap to implement the interim agreement on Iran’s entry into the Eurasian Economic Union Free Trade Zone.
EghtesadOnline: A full-fledged agreement on a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union will be concluded by early 2022.
EghtesadOnline: Prime ministers of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states approved drawing up a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishment of a free trade zone with Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Armenia said it is working on a plan with Iran to create a free economic zone between the two countries.