September 19, 2019
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September 17, 2019

A total of $800 million worth of pastry and chocolate were exported from Iran in the last fiscal year (March 2018-19).

In an exclusive interview with the Persian daily Donya-e-Eqtesad, Secretary of Iranian Pastry and Chocolate Association Jamshid Maghazei said Iran exports to 66 countries.

Iraq and Afghanistan are major export destinations for Iranian pastry and chocolate.


450 cochlear implants conducted within 5 months: deputy health minister
September 18, 2019

TEHRAN – Some 450 cochlear implants have been conducted on the children diagnosed with hearing impairment during the first 5 months of the year (started March 21), Qasem Jan-Babaei, deputy health minister, has announced.

A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly hearing impaired or severely hard-of-hearing. The implant consists of an external portion that sits"...

Iran, Turkey mulling over trade via national currencies: CBI governor
September 18, 2019

TEHRAN –In a meeting between Iran and Turkey’s presidents on Monday in Ankara, the two sides stressed expansion of economic and banking ties and emphasized the need for following up on a plan for trade via national currencies, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) said.

“Mutual talks between Iranian and Turkish Presidents, held today, majorly revolved around improvement of economic, trade and banking relations between the"...

Iran Seventh Biggest Global Exporter of Textile Floorings
September 18, 2019

I ran was the world's seventh biggest exporter of textile floorings in 2017, says director general of the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade's Textile and Clothing Department, Afsaneh Mehrabi, citing data from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.

Speaking on the sidelines of the 11th International Floor Covering, Moquette, Machine-Made Carpet and Related Industries Exhibition, also known as 'FMCEX 2019', Mehrabi"...

Iran Attends RCC Confab
September 18, 2019

A n Iranian delegation attended the Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (RCC) Conference held in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, on Monday.

The conference was also attended by representatives of other countries, including the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States, and officials of the International Telecommunications Union.

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Iran to bypass SWIFT for trade transactions: CBI governor
September 18, 2019

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Governor of Central Bank of Iran, Abdolnaser Hemmati, said Wed. that the country is making efforts to further strengthen trade transactions via national currencies, and render SWIFT practically useless.

He made the remarks on the sidelines of a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, adding that the US’ sanctions regime has helped remove dollar from trade transactions between various countries.