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Iranian entrepreneur to expats: Move back home!
March 8, 2016

Ask Iranians about the lifting of economic sanctions and many of them will tell you it’s too early to judge the impact this will have on their country’s economy and their everyday lives.But as we found out on our recent visit to Tehran, some tech…


Iran is open for business: why B.C. companies should care
March 8, 2016

Iran’s government is going on an epic spending spree, and Iranian businessmen who now call Canada home are urging the Canadian government to accelerate its plans to restore trade relations with Tehran.“The opportunity’s there, and…


Lifting of Iran sanctions brings hope to regional IT industry
March 8, 2016

Nuclear deal could mean new era for IT suppliers, distributors and channel partners in the Middle East, but caution is urgedThe easing of sanctions against Iran could see the country become the fastest-growing ICT market…


MTN deems 2015 “difficult”
March 8, 2016

Africa’s largest operator group MTN said its 2015 results “reflect the challenging operating environment the business experienced”, including its well documented woes in Nigeria.Its performance was “lower than expected”, with macroeconomic conditions, currency issues, competition,…


Turkey’s Iyzico Beats PayPal to Unlock Iran’s E-Commerce System
March 8, 2016

Iyzico deal gives it access to 230m Iranian payment cardsPayment cos. Paypal, Stripe have yet to enter Iranian marketAn Istanbul-based payments startup says it’s signed a deal that smooths the way for companies seeking to…


Changes for Retailers in Iran
March 8, 2016

In January 2016, a historic change ended sanctions against Iran from Europe and the United States. Once Iran proved to satisfaction that they had dismantled their nuclear program, the US and Europe released assets totaling…


Iran, Slovakia to escalate banking coop.
March 6, 2016

CBI governor has stressed cementing banking ties between Iran and Slovakia calling for establishment of a joint bank account.Speaking at a meeting with Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia Peter Kažimír, the…


Swiss Firm TOLGA Eager to Invest in Iran’s Solar Industry
February 9, 2016

A leading Swiss photovoltaic (PV) company expressed willingness for presence and investment in Iran’s market following the termination of anti-Tehran sanctions. During a joint meeting with officials of Iran’s Energy Ministry as well as Renewable…

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TPOI bans re-export of Turkish products to Russia
January 23, 2016

Tehran, Jan 23, – Trade Promotion Organization of Iran banned Iranian merchants from re-exporting Turkish products to Russia from Iran.TPOI Deputy Director Mohammad Reza Movadvadi said on Saturday that according to a decree issued by…