Entries by Lida Sayahi

Asian millionaires the wealthiest in the world

Asian Millionaires the Wealthiest in the World According to a new World Wealth Report from Capgemini, Asian millionaires now control more wealth than their peers in Europe, North America and other regions. Of the 5.1 million Asian millionaires in 2015, 2.7 million came from Japan and 1 million were from China. China had the fastest […]

FDI in Iran soars

FDI in Iran soars from 1.62% to 11.11% of region’s total The withdrawal of many financial sanctions in Iran has reopened the county’s economy gates to a stream of new investments. Data from FDI Markets, that monitors cross-border greenfield investment, shows that prior to the lifting of sanctions, Iran was ranked 12th out of the 14 Middle […]

The European removes IranAir from its black list

The European removes IranAir from its black list The EU lifted most of its restrictions on IranAir as part of the latest changes to the bloc’s list of unsafe carriers. Iran’s state airline, which has just achieved an agreement with Boeing Co to buy new jetliners, can resume flights in the EU, the European Commission […]

Tehran, Bern to promote mutual cooperation

Tehran, Bern to promote mutual Cooperation Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for American and European Affairs Majid Takht Ravanchi discussed Iran’s ties with Switzerland in a meeting with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter on Friday. The two sides also exchanged views on regional developments as well as implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), […]

Turkey to triple trade with Iran to $30bn

Turkey to triple trade with Iran to $30bn Turkish Customs and Trade Minister Bulent Tufenkci says the country has serious plans to triple trade with Iran to $30 billion “as soon as possible”. Tufenkci has told Reuters on Thursday that the January removal of sanctions against Iran has already prepared the grounds for Tehran and […]

Iran is enjoying tourism golden age

Iran is enjoying tourism golden age eTurboNews and Tehran Times interview with Mr. Ali Vaghefi , the managing director at Iran Doostan Tours Co. PJS.  Iran is a country of vast diversity, great natural beauty and numerous heritage sites from ancient times. Sitting on the Silk Road, the ancient connection gateway between west and east has resulted in creation […]