Iran increases South Pars gas production capacity by 20%: official

02/17/2013

The head of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) says Iran has increased the production capacity of the giant offshore South Pars gas field by 20 percent over the past two Persian calendar years (since March 2011).

Iran increases South Pars gas production capacity by 20%: official

02/17/2013

The head of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) says Iran has increased the production capacity of the giant offshore South Pars gas field by 20 percent over the past two Persian calendar years (since March 2011).

Russia emerges as world's top gold buyer, adding 570 metric tons in last decade

02/13/2013

Over the last decade Russia’s Central Bank acquired 570 metric tonnes of gold. The amount is almost triple the weight of the American Statue of Liberty and makes Russia the world’s biggest buyer of gold.

Iran’s agricultural exports up 14%

02/13/2013

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 to the same period in the preceding year, IRNA quoted Iranian Agriculture Ministry official Rahmatollah Parichehr as saying.

Iran and Russia sign deals to boost trade

02/13/2013

Iran and Russia signed two deals for boosting bilateral trade in Moscow on Tuesday.

US demands Russia ‘immediately’ lift meat ban

02/13/2013

The United States has urged Russia to “honor its obligations” as a WTO member and “restore market access for US meat and meat products immediately.” Earlier the Russian food watchdog claimed the ban over additive ractopamine will be long-term.

China overtakes US as world’s largest trading country

02/13/2013

China has passed the US as the world’s biggest trading nation as measured by the sum of exports and imports in 2012. It’s a position the US has held for over six decades.

Iran’s annual electricity exports to hit $1b: official

02/11/2013

The value of Iran’s electricity exports will hit $1 billion by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), the Fars News Agency quoted deputy energy minister Mohammad Behzad as saying.