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Iran ready for immediate ceasefire in Yemen

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Tehran (ISNA) – Iran is ready to contribute to any effort towards an immediate ceasefire, humanitarian assistance and intra-Yemeni dialogue, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced.

“Ending the nightmare that is the war in Yemen is our collective responsibility. We welcome the growing recognition that there is no military solution, and we are ready to contribute to any effort towards an immediate ceasefire, humanitarian assistance and intra-Yemeni dialogue,” Zarif said in a post on his Twitter account on Wednesday.

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Iran, Lithuania to launch direct flight

سفیر لیتوانی

Tehran (ISNA) – Iran and Lithuania will expand their bilateral cooperation, the accredited ambassador of Lithuania to Tehran said.

The Lithuanian Ambassador also invited the Iranian foreign minister and his delegation to travel to Lithuania to continue the negotiations begun to develop relations and cooperation between the two countries.

The Lithuania’s Honorary Consul in Tehran, for its part, stressed that Iran and Lithuania will establish a direct flight line between the two countries. He also hoped that the twinning of the Iranian city of Mashhad and the Lithuanian city of Vilnius will be completed soon.

"There are a lot of little-known or unknown capabilities between the two countries, but we hope by opening the Lithuanian embassy in Iran and the Iranian embassy in Lithuania can use the existing capabilities," he said.

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10th JCPOA Joint Commission held in Vienna

Tehran (ISNA) – The 10th joint commission was held on Wednesday as the US President Donald Trump’s decision and insistence on withdrawal from the nuclear deal is still threatening it.

The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) kicked off between Iran and the P5+1 group (USA, Russia, China, France, UK and Germany) today at the Palais Coburg Hotel in Vienna.

Iranian deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs Abbas Araghchi and the secretary general of European External Action Service (EEAS), Helga Schmid chaired the meeting, holding in the presence of political directors and deputy foreign ministers of theses six countries.

Araghtchi took part Tuesday at the meeting of the work group of the removing sanctions at the level of high experts of Iran and P5 + 1.

He also held separate meetings with his French, German, Chinese and Russian counterparts.

The Iranian deputy foreign minister also participated in a multilateral meeting with the deputy foreign ministers of the three European countries of  P5 + 1 (Germany, United Kingdom and France) in the presence of Helga Schmid.

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All problems of Muslim world can be resolved through dialogue

Tehran (ISNA) - The Islamic Republic of Iran stands ready to cooperate with each one of the Muslim countries to defend the holy Quds without any reservation or pre-condition, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed during the Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit that convened in Istanbul Wednesday.

Leaders of the Muslim world are attending the OIC on Wednesday in Istanbul, looking to rally for a coordinated response to US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Here is the full text of Mr. Rouhani’s speech at the summit:

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful

The Almighty God is exalted as he took His Servant by night from Masjid al-Haram to Masjid al-Aqsa, whose surroundings are blessed, to show him of our signs. Indeed, the Almighty God hears and sees.

(Verse One of al-Asra Chapter, Holy Quran)

 Your Excellency Mr. Erdogan, the Honorable President of Turkey

Honorable Heads of Muslim State

Distinguished Heads of Participating Delegates

Assalamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu

I would like to begin with appreciating the efforts of my dear brother His Excellency Rajab Teyyeb Erdogan for organizing this very significant meeting. We have gathered here to exchange views on the appalling tragedy and the old wound of the Muslim Ummah in the last one hundred years which began with the Balfour conspiracy and is now experiencing a new chapter with the incorrect and unlawful promise of the US President to move the American Embassy to the holy city of Quds.    

Today we speak about Quds which is the first Qiblah of Muslims and the third holiest Islamic shrine and is used to recognize the identity and credibility of Palestine. The uprising of the tireless people of Palestine during the past several days against the United States and the Zionist occupiers once again demonstrated that Palestinians would not pin their hope on empty plans and instead are insisting on their righteous demands.

The Muslim states fortunately were quick in reacting to the approach of the US administration towards the Quds City. And the formation of this summit indicates the correct interpretation by Muslims of the incorrect act of the US President.

Distinguished brothers and sisters

Through every possible means, we should join hands to prevent the enforcement of such an unintelligent US act. However, we should also investigate what elements and reasons emboldened the US President to take such a rude and sacrilegious decision.

I believe that other than any other reason, the efforts of some countries to establish relations and even consultation and coordination with the Zionist regime have incited such a decision.

Instead of countering the threats of the Zionists, some countries in our region are aligned with the US and Zionists to prescribe the fate of Palestine—If such prescriptions are taken, the Zionists would permanently dominate the Palestinians.

Today it is no secret that the biggest enemy of the Jews is not the Muslims and Arabs but the dangerous project of Zionism. We Muslims, Christians and the Jews are the historical owners of this region. The Zionists however are stranger here and have imposed themselves on this region. The Zionists have in fact planted the seeds of terrorism and violence in this region since the beginning years of the past century.

During the past several decades, the Zionist regime has been responsible for the killing and displacement of Palestinians while disrespecting Islamic sanctity in Palestine. In committing all such crimes and murders, the United States has been supporting the Zionists with its veto power in the Security Council of the United Nations and has spared no effort in supplying all kinds of destructive weapons to the Zionist regime. Unfortunately, the United States was chosen as an arbitrator for years in negotiations. Or they sought the support of the US and relied on it for mediation.

The United States has never been an honest mediator. And it will never be. The recent act by the US administration made it clear for the people who wished a positive role by the US in resolving the issue of Palestine that the US is only seeking to secure the maximum interests of the Zionists and consider no respect for the legitimate demands of Palestinians.

Mr. Chair

In order to counter such oppressive and low-minded measures, it is necessary to take lessons from the past. Therefore, I take the opportunity to propose the following actions:  

1-     It is necessary for this summit to strongly condemn the recent decision by the US administration to recognize al-Quds as the capital of the Zionist regime and move its embassy to the holy Quds.

2-     Under the present circumstances, it is necessary for the Muslim world to get united against the Zionist regime. If we suffer from differences amongst ourselves over some issues, we should not be divided on defending the holy Quds and the Palestinian cause. All the problems of the Muslim world can be resolved through dialogue. It is only through Islamic unity that we can better support the rights of the Islamic Ummah and the holy Quds.  

3-    The US administration should be aware of the reality that the world of Islam does not remain indifferent towards the fate of Palestine and the holy Quds. And that ridiculing international approvals and ideas of nearly all the international community on the issue of Palestine would have political repercussions and costs.

4-    It is imperative on the Muslim states to harmonize their protest to the recent US decision in their talks with America’s partners especially European countries and emphasize on the necessity to stand against such a decision.

5-    The issue of Palestine should once again be placed top on the agenda of the Muslim world. With the defeat of Daesh in Iraq and Syria and the necessity of continuing the fight against other terrorist groups, we should not forget the dangers of the Zionist regime including its nuclear warheads which is a threat to the whole world.

6-    The United Nations and particularly the Security Council and its General Assembly can and should play a key role under such circumstances to express their opposition to the recent US decision. It is necessary that diplomatic missions of Muslim states in the United Nations actively participate in the discussions.

7-    The movements of the Zionist regime should be constantly monitored and the OIC should hold sessions wherever appropriate to take necessary decisions at the ministerial or heads of state level.    

In conclusion, the Islamic Republic of Iran stands ready to cooperate with each one of the Muslim countries to defend the holy Quds without any reservation or pre-condition.

Thank you

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Iran’s export to Malaysia 5 times higher than last year

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Tehran (ISNA) – Iran’s export to Malaysia during the last eight months (March 21-November 20) is five times higher than last year’s same period.

According to the latest statistics of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, the country exported more than 434 thousand tons of different types of commodities to Malaysia during the last eight months.

The value of the goods exported by Iran to the Southeast Asian country during the period is more than $160 million.

However, the volume of export from Iran to Malaysia last year was 101 thousand tons of goods which shows a rise of 327 percent in volume level this year. The value also experienced a growth of 430 percent, as the value of goods exported by Iran during the eight months of last year was $30 million.

Taking these figures into account, the export from Iran to Malaysia is five times higher than last year.

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Iranian FM Zarif to visit Baku

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Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Baku in near future.

The press service of Iranian embassy in Azerbaijan Republic rejected news of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Baku and announced Mr. Zarif will soon travel to the country.

Some media quoting Iranian ambassador reported that Mr. Rouhani will travel to Baku in near future.

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Airbus, Boeing executives to visit Iran

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Tegran (ISNA) - Executives from aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing are due to arrive in Tehran next week to negotiate and decide on the financing of Iran’s newly-purchased passenger airplanes.

According to Massoumeh Asgharzadeh, the head of Iran Air public relations office, the airline has reached promising conclusions regarding the financiers of the plane deals, Financial Tribune reported.

“Our preference is to use domestic financial resources, but we also have the option to finance the purchases through Airbus and Boeing themselves,” she said.

Asgharzadeh said the result of negotiations will soon be publicized. Iran Air has ordered 100 airplanes from Airbus and 80 from Boeing.

The Iranian flag carrier has received 3 Airbus so far.

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<div>Quds to be capital of Palestinian gov't: Rouhani</div>

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed that Quds is always a holy land for all Muslims and will be the capital of the Palestinian government.

President Rouhani spoke to reporters on Tuesday evening at Mehrabad Airport before leaving Tehran for Istanbul, Turkey and said, “The visit is taking place at the invitation of the distinguished President of Turkey, who heads the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to attend the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation".

He added, "The incident we face today is very important. Quds and Bayt al-Maqdis are the land and the city that are important to us Muslims as well as Christians and Jews".

Dr. Rouhani continued, "What is stranger in the land of Palestine is the Zionists. Muslims, Jews and Christians have lived together in this land for centuries".

"The incorrect, unlawful decision of the US president to move the US embassy to Quds and Bayt al-Maqdis was insolent to Muslims, because the land of Quds and Bayt al-Maqdis does not belong to a nation or a geographic region. This land is respected by all Muslims in the world. The Al-Aqsa mosque is the first qiblah of Muslims, and today it is the third holy place for Muslims," he said.

Dr. Rouhani added, "This is all the conspiracy of Zionism and the Global Arrogance against Palestine and the World of Islam. This is the part that appears, and they are testing the feelings of Muslim and the public opinion of the World of Islam and the Palestinians themselves".

The president continued, "You see that from the very moment that this incorrect decision was made, the entire World of Islam stood up to protest. From the easternmost parts in Indonesia to the westernmost parts in Morocco, the entire World of Islam stood up. Everybody condemned it, and fortunately, the overwhelming majority of the world's nations and politicians condemned it, and even some of the intellectuals and elites in the United States called this decision incorrect".

"The decision will be the beginning of a new tension in the region, and if Muslims maintain their unity and unanimity, and stand against this decision, it will be a great victory for Muslims and Palestinians. In these few days, the Palestinian people showed bravery and took to the streets to demonstrate and announced the new Intifada," he said.

The president also went on to refer to his phone conversation yesterday with the Chairman of the Hamas Political Bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, and said, "He said that 4 Palestinian Muslims were killed in Gaza, and 1,500 were injured and are in hospitals. This movement that began in Palestine and the voice of unity that is heard today in Palestine is the voice of unity of Muslims in Palestine and this is the first issue and the unity of the World of Islam is the second issue that can resist and stand against this conspiracy".

Dr. Rouhani stated, "At the Istanbul Summit, we will tell the World of Islam and the participants in the summit that the issue of Quds is the issue of the entire World of Islam. Today, unity and solidarity is the only way for us. We must stand up against the incorrect decision of the United States at the same time and condemn it and say that this is not possible and if Americans want to do so, our region will face a great catastrophe".

"The Global Arrogance, over the past few years, has turned the issue of Palestine into the second issue in the region with the help of terrorism that it has promoted in the region, and thought that the issue of Palestine was forgotten and erased from the minds of the people," Dr. Hassan Rouhani continued.

Rouhani pointed out, "This incident, despite its ominous nature, was also a positive point in the history of the World of Islam because all Muslims shouted together and became united and displayed their unity. They told everyone that the issue of Palestine was always the first issue in the World of Islam. They told everyone they would not forget Palestine".

"Our message at the Istanbul Summit will be that Quds is always the first issue of the World of Islam and Muslims, and Bayt al-Maqdis is always a holy land for all of us, and we Muslims, in all international communities, and especially in the United Nations, should condemn this action of the United States," Rouhani said.

He continued: "We must announce our firm support of the Palestinian people, and until the Palestinians return to their homeland and do not enjoy their righteous rights, this movement must continue in the entire World of Islam, and the intifada of the Palestinian people will continue until they achieve their goals".

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Iranian, Turkish defense ministers hold phone conversation

Tehran (ISNA) – The defense ministers of Iran and Turkey hold a phone conversation on Tuesday, discussing the latest development in the region.

During the phone conversation, Iran’s defense minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said that some regional and international countries have tried in recent years to separate Iran from Turkey but their plan has failed.

General Hatami further pointed to the development of defense cooperation between Iran and Turkey, stressing, “We welcome the expansion of bilateral collaborations in military, defense industries and the exchange of educational and research experience to enhance the level of defensive capabilities”.

“The destruction of Daesh was an example of regional cooperation and the result of the interaction between the countries of Iran, Turkey and Russia that caused the frustration of the Zionists and the United States,” he stressed.

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“The US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize al-Quds as the capital of Zionist regime came after the defeat of the United States in Iraq and Syria, their failure to declare Iraqi Kurdistan independent, and their dismay after the compulsory resignation of the prime minister of the Lebanon” General Hatami said.

“The US decision to relocate its embassy to al-Quds is an irresponsible policy to reinforce the occupying approach of the Zionist regime. We do believe that this move is the result of differences in the Muslim Ummah and the compromise of some Arab states with the Israeli regime,” he added.

Referring to the crimes being committed in Yemen, the Iranian minister called the brutal murder of the Yemeni people a full-fledged humanitarian crisis, saying that the international community and Muslim countries should be more concerned about the end of bombardments and the siege of the oppressed Yemeni people.

For his part, Turkish defense minister Nurettin Canikli pointed to the commonalities of the two countries, noting that the recent developments in the region highlighted the need for cooperation between Iran and Turkey.

He also noted that no power can affect the friendship and fraternity between Tehran and Ankara.

Canikli condemned Trump’s decision to declare al-Quds as the capital of the Israeli regime as a great mistake, adding that the decision is not accepted by any Muslim in the world.

At the end of the conversation, Canikli accepted the invitation of his Iranian counterpart to take a trip to Iran and emphasized the importance of defence cooperation between the two countries and also continuation of bilateral interactions within the framework of Astana Talks on Syria.

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<div>Iranian MPs condemn Trump's decision on Al-Quds</div>

Tehran (ISNA) – In a joint statement, 235 members of Iranian Parliament condemned the US President’s decision to recognize Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Zionist regime.

235 Iranian MPs signed the joint statement on Tuesday, insisting that the United States doesn’t even care about their contracts and agreements and by recognizing Al-Quds as the capital of the Zionist regime eliminates the so-call peace process in the Middle East.

“Al-Quds is the Muslims' first Qiblah and an integral part of Palestine and considers one of the most important holy places of Islam which holds a special position among Muslims. Unfortunately US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Al-Quds as the capital of the Zionist regime is the clearest reason why the Zionist regime is called a fake state which has no identity and needs a so-called superpower to announce the territory of the Muslims as the capital of the Zionist regime by using force and without taking into account the other dimensions,” the statement said.

“The United States and the Zionist regime should know that the Islamic Ummah will not remain silent in the face of these criminal measures and the Washington will be the responsible of the consequences of its decision,” it added.

“We, the members of Iranian Parliament call on Islamic countries to cut off their relations with Zionist regime and reduce their commercial relations with the United States. The Islamic countries parliaments can guide their governments to choose the right path in line with the Islamic Ummah’s demands,” the statement said.

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Bulgaria Signs Deal to Invest in Iran’s Solar Energy Projects

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria Signs Deal to Invest in Iran's Solar Energy Projects

A Bulgarian company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iran to develop solar photovoltaic infrastructure in the Iranian central city of Jahrom, Xinhua reported.

“The first investment agreement in the Jahrom Special Economic Zone has been signed with Solar & Benefit Corporation (Bulgarian renewable power developer) to build a photovoltaic power plant,” said Alireza Sahraeian, the governor of Jahrom.
The official did not specify the plant’s capacity or the value of the investment, but said the deal is to meet the electricity demand of a population of 230,000 in Jahrom.

“The agreement is to provide part of the country’s power needs and to boost supply stability in the region through renewable energy resources,” he said.
Jahrom is approximately 200 km off the Persian Gulf coast and 800 km south of the capital Tehran.

Solar & Benefit will be compensated for 20 years at a price of 15.2 euro cents per kilowatt hour. The Bulgarian enterprise operates through its local company Solar & Benefit Persia.

The Sofia-based company plans to develop power projects in Iran with a total output capacity of 400 megawatts in collaboration with Grass Group, a German solar energy EPC contractor.

Iran: €3 billion credit line by Siemens on the way

Iran-Renault joint product will enter market next year: IDRO official

Head of Iran’s Industrial Development and Revolution Organization (IDRO) Mansour Moazami made the remarks on the sidelines of a ceremony held to celebrate a contract between Renault, Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and Partov Negin Naseh Holding Company.

‘We pursue promotion of domestically made products through joint venture with international brands,’ the official noted.

He said: ‘Up to 66 million Euro will be invested at the first phase of the project.’

Meanwhile, Executive Vice President and Chief Competitive Officer in Renault Group Thierry Bolloré called the contract with Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and Partov Negin Naseh a remarkable deal in one of the most strategic countries of the world .

Based on the contract, Renault will sponsor the project in all phases, including investment, technology transfer, engineering and export, Bolloré added.

Renault, IDRO deal historical: Senior French official

Executive Vice President and Chief Competitive Officer in Renault Group Thierry Bolloré elaborated the details of contract in a ceremony held to celebrate the event and said: ‘The full industry value chain will be transferred to Iran.’

Based on the contract, Renault will sponsor the project in all phases, including investment, technology transfer, engineering and export, Bollore added.

The official hailed Iran’s valuable human resources, infrastructure, enriched culture and geopolitics.

He pointed to continued presence of Renault in Iran since 2004 and noted that inking the deal proves Renault commitment to attend Iran’s auto industry for long-term.

Renault would develop cooperation with its old partners, including Iran Khodro and Saipa, Bolloré noted.

Renault and IDRO on Monday inked a 660-million-euro contract.

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The Most Profitable Industries in Last 8 Months in Iran

Sugar, industrial contractors, information and communication and basic metals were the most profitable industries in Tehran Stock Exchange from 21st March-5th December 2017 (around 8 months). The mentioned industries gained 73%, 55%, 46%, 44% and 43% respectively during the mentioned period.

Sugar industry had a leading position in terms of return and the main reason behind was to cancel taxes for importing raw sugar to Iran and that time, it would be allowable for companies to import, as a result, cost of goods sold decreased for sugar producers. But nowadays, government has made a new decision not to allow raw sugar to import to Iran, in fact they have a plan to reach self-sufficiency. There is no doubt that this matter can be the turning point of the companies’ future in this industry according to price increment, but high inventory of sugar could be a barrier in order to reach more gain for the companies in this industry. Companies which produce sugar would gain the high return emerged not only from this matter in long term, but also from the growing rate of IRR/USD in the future. According to OECD and FAO forecasts, global price of sugar would raise during 2018-2026. It would be expected that sugar price till 2026 will be more than the average price of the last two decades. However, one of the major problem of the sugar companies is their financial cost, new economy minister after considering different aspects of the high interest rate which was illogical has reached to conclusion that it was because of serious and chronic problems in banking system in Iran. If the minister’s plan on reform in banking system is performed properly, reduction in interest rate would be anticipated. Consequently, all industries benefit from this pleasant event but some enjoy more specifically. As a result, it seems spring is waiting for sugar industry in these winter days.

The second industry which has been gained after sugar industry is industrial contractor which its root has in the growing number of dam constructions in Iran. The companies have gained the most in this industry are Iran Marine Industrial Co. and Ballast Co. that their ticks in the Tehran Stock Exchange are SDRP1 and BLSZ1. SDRP1 is an industrial contractor company with a capital of 36 Million Dollars (1 US Dollar=41,000 Rial) could sell during the current summer 6 times more compare to spring. This matter happened after the company won the new project of South Pars contract in tender.

The third one is information and communication industry and the reason behind their high return lies in the increment usage of network and also the prospect of this industry as well as the start-up companies in Iran is bright.

The forth is basic metal industry, the fact is that the share of this industry is around 15% in Iran’s capital market. This share was fluctuated mostly around 15% to 20% and sometimes it has reached to more than 30%. As a result, it could be as a leader of the Iran’s capital market as we discussed about it in detail in the “Analyzing Basic Metal Industry and Its Derivatives in Iran” article. By this way, it could be probable that Iran’s capital market follow the trend of this sector.

As we explained in detail in the mentioned article, steel pricing in Iran not only follow steel price in the world, but also the value of Iranian Rial against other currencies especially Dollar. To nutshell, sometimes increasing value of Rial agaist Dollar spurred basic metal industry to be increased in spite of decrement billet and bloom prices in the world. By this way, as in recent months both the value of Rial against Dollar and international steel price in the world were incremental, the basic metal index was one of the most effective industry in Iran’s Capital Market.

In the following, you can see some of the companies’ names that gained the most return in the last 8 months in these four industries.

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**The financial year of GSHI1 is Sep2017-Sep2018

Consumer Price Index in September 2017

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 0.3 percent in the month of the Iranian year “Shahrivar” (ending September 22). The inflation rate has advanced 9.9 percent over the last twelve months.

Note: The indices of prices has been calculated based on the new base year 1395 (2016-17) as of July 23.

Summary Results of the CPI for Shahrivar (September 22); (1395=100)

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The food and beverages index decreased 1.3 percent in Shahrivar, mainly due to the decreases in the indices for fresh fruits by 8.1 percent, fresh vegetables 12.0 percent, egg 4.3, and poultry 2.8 percent.

The index for tobacco decreased 0.1 percent in Shahrivar, largely due to the decrease in the index for imported cigarettes by 0.2 percent.

The clothing and footwear index increased 0.3 percent, mostly as a result of the increases in the indices for footwear by 0.9 percent, ready to wear clothing 0.1 percent, “clothing materials” and “tailoring, cleaning and laundering wage” each by 0.6 percent.

The housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels index went up 0.8 percent which was attributed to the advances of the indices for “rental equivalence of owner occupied houses” and “rent of residential houses” each by 0.8 percent, and maintenance and repair services of the dwelling 0.7 percent.

The furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance index rose 0.8 percent, largely due to the increases in the indices for furniture and furnishings, carpets and other floor coverings by 1.7 percent, “goods and services for routine household maintenance” and “glassware, tableware and household utensils” each 0.6 percent.

The index for health increased 1.2 percent, mostly as a result of the increases in the indices for hospital services by 2.1 percent, medical, paramedical and dental services 1.1 percent, and medical products, appliances and equipment 0.4 percent.

The transport index went up 0.6 percent in Shahrivar that was principally attributed to the increases in the indices for passenger transport by road by 1.2 percent and operation of personal transport equipment 0.1 percent.

The index for communication turned down 0.8 percent, mostly as a result of the increase in the index for telephone and telefax equipment by 3.8 percent.

The recreation and culture index rose 2.7 percent in Shahrivar, largely due to the increases in the indices for package holidays by 9.1 percent, other recreational items and equipment 1.9 percent, stationery 1.8 percent and audio-visual, recreational and cultural services 1.4 percent.

The education index advanced 0.3 percent over this month, mostly as a result of the increase in the index for private schools and supplementary courses tuition fees by 0.7 percent.

The index for restaurants and hotels rose 1.0 percent, mainly due to the advances in the indices for food away from home by 1.1 percent and catering services by 0.5 percent.

The miscellaneous goods and services index increased 1.0 percent in this month. Increases in the indices for goldsmith wage by 3.4 percent, personal effects 2.8 percent, and personal care 0.7 percent were the major reasons for this rise.

Iran’s Petrochemical Companies; A Review of The First Six-Month Performance

Petrochemical industry refers to the production process of chemical products mainly from available hydrocarbons of crude oil or natural gas. The mentioned industry is one of the strategic industries in the countries which are rich in oil and gas reserves like Iran. The total value of Iran’s non-oil exports in 1395 (previous solar year), 20th March 2016 year-end, was amounted about 43,930 million Dollars. As it is shown in the chart below, the share of petrochemical products in non-oil exports was 32% in this period of time.

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Source: www.tccim.ir

The purpose of this article is the performance review of Iran’s petrochemical industry in the first six-month of 1396 (25th March 2017 to 21st September 2017). The share of main regions from total petrochemical productions, amounts of production and proportion of production relative to capacity in these areas are shown in the charts below. It should be noted that, Iran’s petrochemical products mainly classify in four main groups including methanol, urea, ethylene and ethane.

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Source: www.shana.ir

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Source: www.shana.ir

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Source: www.shana.ir

The trends for TEDPIX(Tehran’s Exchange Dividend and Price Index) and chemical industry index during recent five solar years till the end of Shahrivar 1396(September 2017) are shown in the charts below:

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As it is demonstrated in the graphs, the trends of TEDPIX and chemical index have a positive correlation. Oil and natural gas prices besides the demand and supply of chemical products are the main factors which have influenced the chemical index and TEDPIX subsequently. The historical data of returns for Tehran Stock Exchange(TSE) and chemical industry return are shown in the table below.

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According to the following table, chemical market value is about one fifth of total market value during recent five years, on average. As a result, this fact can confirm the positive correlation between chemical industry index and TEDPIX which has been mentioned earlier in this article.

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In the following, according to www.codal.ir , some details of major companies active in Iran’s petrochemical industry have been summarized based on their first six-month performance in 1396(Solar Year).

Iran Chemical Industries Investment Co.

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Shazand Petrochemical Co.

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Kharg Petrochemical Co.

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Zagros Petrochemical Co.

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Fanavaran Petrochemical Co.

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Marun Petrochemical Co.

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Khorasan Petrochemical Co.

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Pardis Petrochemical Co.

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Shiraz Petrochemical Co.

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Kermanshah Petrochemical Industries Co.

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All in all, total petrochemical production of Iran in the first six-month of 1396 was about 26,848.22 thousand tons which includes 5,576.09 million Dollars of exports and 170,406.23 billion Rials of domestic sales. Marun Petrochemical Company with the domestic sales of 16,971,220 million Rials, Nouri Petrochemical Company with the exports of 650,597.04 million Dollars, Bandar Imam Petrochemical Company with the domestic sales amount of  1,004.30 thousand tons, Zagros Petrochemical Company with the export quantity of 1,470.67 thousand tons and Khorasan Petrochemical Company with the first place in proportion of production relative to capacity, are top petrochemical companies with the best performance report in the first six-month of 1396. It is anticipated that, the most petrochemical companies will announce positive adjustment in their performance for the second six-month period of their fiscal year and that is mainly due to some factors which will lead to increase in prices of oil and commodities such as:

  • OPEC agreement to extend oil supply cuts until 2018.
  • 80% drop in the transportation of oil from the Keystone Canadian pipeline to the United States.
  • some factors on supply and demand sides like supply restrictions of Methanol in Asian countries besides reducing inventory stock level of this product.

D19 Mine, Potential Opportunities for Chadormalu Co. and Steel Industry

Iran is one of the richest countries in the mining sector around the world. Chadormalu Co. is among major companies in the field of producing iron ore concentrate. Nowadays, Department of Environment (DOE) issued the permission of primary discoveries in D19, one of the mines which has been discovered recently in Iran. According to Mohammadreza Bahraman, the head of Iran Mine House, finally it would be possible to initiate exploration in order to get a better estimate of potential capacity available in this mine.

It’s interesting news for Chadormalu (Known as CHML1 in Tehran Stock Exchange) because its current mine reserves could be exploited just for around another six more years. Considering Iran’s 20-year vision plan in steel industry in order to reach 55 million tons production in 2025, totally 150 million tons of iron ore is required to be produced therefore each company should produce more proportionately, including Chadormalu. According to last survey, Iran’s iron ore probable reserves are around 5.1 billion tons, which 3 billion tons of them are proved reserves. These proved reserves are expected to be exploitable only for less than another 20 years. As a result, Iran needs to produce 600 million tons per five years to prevent encountering lack of supply in iron ore and subsequently steel chain.

D19 is located in Ardakan, a town in Yazd province that is 180 kilometers far from Yazd and near other current Chadormalu’s mines. In 2015, Chadormalu and Iran Central Iron Ore Co(ICIOC), won exploitation of this mine in a tender which held by ministry of industry, mine and trade. Primary study shows that there are around 100 million tons reserves of iron ore in D19 and it is expected that the reserves should be more than this. Unfortunately, because D19 is near the home of one of the endangered species which is Iranian cheetah and it is a protected area by Department of Environment(DOE) and according to the Iranian law, DOE is in charge of allowing any exploration activity in these protected areas. Chadormalu’s CEO said the company is obligated to concern about environmental issues and implement plans to preserve this species. He noted this after he got the permission by DOE for new exploration.

In addition, as we discussed about major problems in Iron Ore industry in Iran in the article of “Major Problems in Iron Ore Industry in Iran”, that one of the predicament of iron ore mining companies is governmental interference in pricing. Because iron ore prices in Iran could not soar as prices in international markets, Chadormalu is not able to gain same as international companies. As a matter of fact, domestic iron ore price has not followed the supply/demand mechanism, its price is based on 13% of average price of billet traded in the Tehran Stock Exchange, by this way, it’s an unfair mechanism. Mentioned article discussed about iron ore pricing in detail. Nowadays, Iran has a plan to lift governmental control on iron ore pricing. It would be amazing news for Chadormalu not only by producing more and completing the steel chain, but also by abolishing governmental control on iron ore pricing in the domestic market. By this way, discovering D19 is a vital project for Chadormaul.

At the moment, Chadormalu’s capacity is around 3.5 million tons in pellets, 1.5 million tons in granulated iron ore and 10 million tons in iron ore concentrated, and its mine could support for about 5 to 6 more years, as a result, D19 would be a real blessing for Chadormalu.

To put it in a nutshell, issuance permission for prime exploration in D19 is vital step not only for Chadormalu, but also for all steel chain in Iran. Due to many high graded iron mines located in declared protected areas by Department of Environment, mining companies are able to promote their plans without any environmental damage by implementing green mining and regarding environmental issues.

Consumer Price Index in August 2017

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 0.2 percent in the month of the Iranian year “Mordad” (ending August 22). The inflation rate has advanced 10.0 percent over the last twelve months.

Note: The indices of prices has been calculated based on the new base year 1395 (2016-17) as of July 23.

Summary Results of the CPI for Mordad (August 22); (1395=100)

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The food and beverages index decreased 1.1 percent in Mordad, largely due to the decreases in the indices for fresh fruits by 15.2 percent, fresh vegetables 3.9 percent, and pulses 1.0 percent.

The index for tobacco was unchanged in Mordad.

The clothing and footwear index increased 0.5 percent, mostly as a result of the increases in the indices for footwear by 1.1 percent, tailoring, cleaning and laundering wage 1.1 percent, and clothing materials 0.4 percent.

The housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels index went up 0.8 percent which was attributed to the advances of the indices for rental equivalence of owner occupied houses by 0.9 percent, rent of residential houses 0.8 percent, and maintenance and repair services of the dwelling 0.6 percent.

The furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance index rose 0.5 percent, largely due to the increases in the indices for goods and services for routine household maintenance by 1.0 percent, glassware, tableware and household utensils 0.5 percent, household appliances 0.4 percent.

The index for health increased 1.2 percent, mostly as a result of the increases in the indices for hospital services by 2.9 percent, “medical, paramedical and dental services” 1.1 percent, and “medical products, appliances and equipment” 0.2 percent.

The transport index went up 0.5 percent in Mordad that was principally attributed to the increases in the indices for passenger transport by road by 1.9 percent and operation of personal transport equipment 0.2 percent.

The index for communication increased 0.5 percent, mostly as a result of the increase in the index for telephone and telefax equipment by 2.7 percent.

The recreation and culture index rose 0.9 percent in Mordad, largely due to the increases in the indices for package holidays by 3.0 percent, recreational and cultural services 1.1 percent, TV, radio, recording and production of sound and pictures 0.8 percent.

The education index advanced 0.2 percent over this month, mostly as a result of the increase in the index for supplementary courses tuition fees by 0.8 percent.

The index for restaurants and hotels rose 1.1 percent, mainly due to the advances in the indices for catering services by 1.7 percent, food away from home 1.0 percent.

The miscellaneous goods and services index increased 0.9 percent in this month.

Increases in the indices for goldsmith wage by 1.9 percent, personal care 1.0 percent, and personal effects 0.8 percent were the major reasons for this rise.

Aromatic Industry; Revealed and Untapped Opportunities in Iran

Aromatics refer to the group of organic compounds including benzene and its derivatives. Aromatics are usually used in chemical industries, industrial resins and solvents. Globally, the three basic aromatic compounds including benzene, toluene and xylenes are produced on large industrial scale with a total volume of approximately 140 million metric tons in 2016. According to the recent report published by International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), aromatics industry will have an optimistic future till 2020 because of the appearance of the new markets and technologies. The sharp decline in the production of pyrolysis and finally more dependency on benzene in United States can be pointed as an effective factor regarding increase in demand for one of the main aromatics which is benzene. The amounts of main aromatics’ production in 2016 are shown in the chart below:

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Source: www.ihs.com/index.html

In Iran, the major aromatics producers are: Isfahan Petrochemical Co., Bandar Imam Petrochemical Co., Bouali Sina Petrochemical Co. and Nouri petrochemical Co.

Nouri Petrochemical Company also known as Borzuya is the biggest global producer of Aromatics with the capacity of 4.5 million tons per year. The mentioned company was founded in 1998 in South Pars Special Economic Energy Zone. Nouri Company has been privatized by the Iranian government to Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co.. Nouri produces p-Xylene, o-Xylene, benzene, raffinate, heavy aromatics, LPG, heavy hydrocarbons, pentane cut, light hydrocarbons mainly through condensate and pyrolysis gasoline as feedstocks which are provided from South Pars and Jam Petrochemical Co. . The nominal capacities of products are shown in the table below:

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Source: www.bpciran.com

One of the strategic projects in Nouri Petrochemical Co. is heavy cutting sweetening project which will lead to higher quality through elimination of sulfur compounds from petroleum hydrocarbons. The capacity of the foresaid project is about 2 Million tons per year. In this regard, France has promised to transfer technical knowledge in Nouri petrochemical Co. and this was the first contract in aromatics industry with value of about 150 Million Euros in Iran. Nouri is going to run two downstream plans in Asaluyeh region and increase the profit margin through the completion of the value chain by implementing the mentioned development plan.

To sum up, France has been pioneered in signing different contracts in Iran’s petrochemical industry and there are still lots of opportunities available in this industry. It should be noted that, there are too many investment opportunities in Iran. As an example, according to the ICIS report, the process of increasing production of shale gas in United States will lead to replacing of gas with naphtha in the cycle of aromatic production in coming years. In this regard, the major producers of aromatics from naphtha in Iran like Buali Sina and Isfahan petrochemical companies can be more attractive for foreign investors because of their numerous advantages such as easy access to the feedstocks and also better condition for road transportations, besides bright future of aromatics market.

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