Apple 1 computer sells for record $668,000 at auction


One of only six surviving still-functioning Apple 1 computers sold at auction on Saturday for a record $668,000 (516,000 euros).

Burberry takes over Chinese markets


After initially issuing its September profit warning and then reporting a dramatic turnaround last month, Burberry is back in a big way with its recently reported 20 percent sales growth for the year ending March 31, as well as record-breaking profit numbers.

Iran’s gold reserves stand at 340 tons: official


The volume of Iran’s gold reserves is estimated to be over 340 tons, the Geological Survey of Iran deputy director announced.

Iran, world’s 28th largest exporter in 2012: WTO


Iran was the 28th largest exporter in the world in 2012 despite economic sanctions against the country, according to a new report by the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Mining projects costing $235m inaugurated in southeast Iran


A coal concentrates production plant and a metallurgical coke production plant, were inaugurated on Tuesday in Iran’s southeastern Kerman province.

Lebanon welcomes Iranian furnace oil, LPG


Lebanon has expressed interest in importing furnace oil and LPG from Iran, the Mehr News Agency reported.

South Pars gas field to attract $16b in fiscal year


Some $16 billion will be invested in Iran’s South Pars gas field in the current Iranian calendar year, Pars Oil and Gas Company Managing Director Mohammad-Reza Zohairi said on Saturday.