News from Iran

11-07-2013 02:42 AM
Iran steps up major wheat spree, with 450,000-tonne buy
Iran’s major grain-buying campaign is continuing at a brisk pace, with traders reporting an almost half-a-million-tonne wheat purchase this week, part...
05-07-2013 00:38 AM
Agriculture's roots spread east to Iran
Agriculture originated across a broader swath of southwestern Asia’s Fertile Crescent, and over a longer time period, than many scientists have though...
04-06-2013 13:36 PM
Jalili vows to put agriculture top of agenda
Iran’s Principlist presidential candidate Saeed Jalili says boosting the country’s agricultural sector will be his top priority if he wins the June 14...
13-02-2013 08:18 AM
Iran's agricultural exports up 14%
Iran's agricultural exports have grown by 14 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 20, 2012, compared...
02-10-2012 08:43 AM
India and Iran make progress on wheat deal
After months of negotiations, India is making progress toward a deal to export some of its surplus wheat to Iran, two people with knowledge of the tal...
20-09-2012 08:08 AM
Iran's oil minister says crude exports rebounding
Iran's oil minister said Wednesday that crude exports are rebounding after being hit by a European embargo in July, describing for parliament the stra...
08-08-2012 07:56 AM
Chicken sold at inflated prices on Iran black market
Economic struggles are deepening further in Iran, as smugglers are selling vast quantities of chicken on the black market at inflated prices. Dubbe...
19-06-2012 10:56 AM
Lebanon asks for broader business, economic ties with Iran in agricultural filed
According to IRNA from Beirut, the Lebanese Agriculture Minister Hussain Haj Hassan put forth his proposal in a meeting with visiting IRI Deputy Agric...
03-05-2012 07:40 AM
Deadlock on wheat talks with Iran
Iran and Pakistan have hit a deadlock in talks over the price of wheat in a one-million-ton barter deal to get round Western sanctions against Tehran,...
27-03-2012 08:45 AM
Iran buying wheat, fearing more curbs
Iran is ramping up imports of wheat, including rare purchases from the U.S., in a sign Tehran is building a strategic stockpile of grain in anticipati...
22-09-2011 08:45 AM
Azerbaijan may ban poultry import from Iran
It will be forbidden for Azerbaijani businessmen to import poultry and poultry products from Iran if Azerbaijan...
04-05-2011 07:33 AM
Wheat Production Will Exceed 12m Tons
Wheat production is expected to exceed 12.867 million tons in the current Iranian year (started March 21) despite low rainfall last autumn...
28-02-2011 07:59 AM
Iran boosts wheat storage capacity
Thirty seven silos were simultaneously inaugurated across Iran on Sunday, boosting the nation’s wheat storage capacity by 1.3 million tons to 8....