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2002 Archive

2003
Iran unveils $127bn draft budget; aims 7.3pc growth - AFP (December 24, 2003)
KHD Humboldt Wedag to upgrade production for Iranian cement firm - Mena Report (December 15, 2003)
Iran's latent GSM potential at the threshold of energizing regional landscape - Mena Report (December 14, 2003)
Fitch changes Iran’s Rating Outlook to Positive - Mena Report (December 10, 2003)
Technip begins construction of Iranian steam cracker - Mena Report (December 2, 2003)
ECO members agree on making the region a free trade area - Internews (December 2, 2003)
Iran to downgrade economic ties - Expatica (November 27, 2003)
Airways wins job in Iran - New Zealand Herald (November 25, 2003)
Iran, Turkey Exchange Goods Worth US$ 1.7 BLN in 1ST 9 Months - Asia Pulse (November 24, 2003)
Iran to become telecom hub between Asia and Europe - Mena Report (November 11, 2003)
FL Smidth wins €14 million cement plant expansion contract in Iran - Mena Report (November 9, 2003)
Smoked out of Burma, BAT builds in Tehran - The Independent (November 9, 2003)
Iran offer a second GSM license - Cellularnews (October 30, 2003)
US fails to block World Bank loans to Iran - Mena Report (October 30, 2003)
U.S. Remains Opposed to World Bank Loans for Iran - Washington File (October 29, 2003)
Renault ‘within days’ of Iranian X90 car deal - AFP (October 27, 2003)
Iraq promised tea, rice and tourists - BBC (October 25, 2003)
Iran funding Afghan roads, bridges to revive spice routes - Reuters (October 18, 2003)
Middle East leads the world in corruption for 2003 - Mena Report (October 8, 2003)
Iranian Khazar Cement selects FL Smidth to modernize facilities - Mena Report (October 6, 2003)
Iraq will be poor 'for years' - BBC (October 2, 2003)
New Renault-designed car to replace ancient Paykan - report - just-auto (September 30, 2003)
Iran 'faces EU trade threat' - BBC (September 29, 2003)
Pirelli supplies fiber optic link between Kuwait and Iran - Mena Report (September 29, 2003)
Essar to supply hot-rolled coil to Iran pipe firm - Gulf News (September 24, 2003)
UAE group opens first Telecom Concept Center in Iran - Mena Report (September 11, 2003)
IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran - IMF (September 5, 2003)
Women in Iran's poorest province start businesses with UNDP loan - Mena Report (September 4, 2003)
VW, Ericsson, Statoil Invest in Iran, Undeterred by Tensions - Bloomberg (August 22, 2003)
Tehran Takes A Keen Interest In Regional Road Building - RFE (August 8, 2003)
Russia, Iran get ready to intensify work of North-South transport corridor - Pravda (August 7, 2003)
Iran blocks share price gains - BBC (August 6, 2003)
Investing in Tunnel, Iran Nurtures Ambitions in Tajikistan - EurasiaNet (August 1, 2003)
Iran tries to jump-start its auto industry - Asia Times (July 24, 2003)
SA, Iran Sign Several Pacts - allaffrica.com
EU steps up pressure on Iran - EU Observer (July 22, 2003)
Iran committed to developing trade with Dubai - Mena Report (July 21, 2003)
E-Marine to link Kuwait and Iran - Gulf News (July 15, 2003)
Iran eases vehicle import restrictions - AFP (July 8, 2003)
Zarcan completes capital increase of Iran’s Pouya Zarcan Agh Darreh Company - Mena Report (July 8, 2003)
Gulf Air and Iran Air meet to discuss cooperation - Mena Report (July 6, 2003)
US sanctions six Asian firms under Iran nonproliferation act - Mena Report (July 6, 2003)
Tehran International Auto Fair 2003 - Mena Report (July 5, 2003)
IMF: Iran achieves one of MENA's highest growth rates, outlook favorable - Mena Report (July 3, 2003)
Malaysia Iran discuss the use of gold dinar - Asia Times (July 3, 2003)
Malaysia hopes to trade in gold dinar with Iran - AFP (July 2, 2003)
Iran fund invites outside investors - IHT (June 28, 2003)
Islamic Republic of Iran—Concluding Statement of IMF Mission - IMF (June 26, 2003)
Iran purchases 500 tractors from Finnish Valtra - Mena Report (June 25, 2003)
Gulf Air announces summer season flights to Mashad, Iran - Mena Report (June 18, 2003)
Iran among first to sign Global Tobacco Treaty - Mena Report (June 17, 2003)
Iranian leaders under fire on domestic front, warnings over nuke programme - EU Business (June 16, 2003)
New credit officer for Standard Chartered in the UAE and Iran - Mena Report (June 16, 2003)
Iran offers foreigners a market share - Asia Times (June 13, 2003)
Iran, UAE discuss tariff breaks - Gulf News (June 11, 2003)
UAE opens Iran trade fair - AME Info (June 10, 2003)
Gulf Air to fly to Egypt and Iran during summer season - Mena Report (June 9, 2003)
Zarcan International Resources reduces investments in Iran - Mena Report (June 8, 2003)
EU and Iran talk trade, not war - Asia Times (June 7, 2003)
World Bank Loan To Support Earthquake Recovery In Iran - World Bank (June 4, 2003)
Stolt-Nielsen to cooperate with US investigations on Sudan, Iran ties - Mena Report (June 3, 2003)
Tree planting offers hope to parched communities in Iran - Mena Report (June 3, 2003)
U.S. companies are operating in Iran - CNN (May 29, 2003)
BMA authorises first Iranian mutual fund - AME Info (May 28, 2003)
IIFM membership for Iran - AME Info (May 26, 2003)
An extensive economic activity in Iran next month - AME Info (May 26, 2003)
ThyssenKrupp in Iran buyback - BBC (May 20, 2003)
Iran to render financial assistance to Tajikistan in construction of Anzob Tunnel - Pravda (May 20, 2003)
UK exporters can reap rewards in developing Iranian market - Creditman, UK (May 16, 2003)
Gulf Air to fly to Egypt and Iran over summer season - Mena Report (May 14, 2003)
Visit to Egypt and Iran of Foreign Trade Minister Delegate François Loos - Ministere des Affaires etrangeres (May 12, 2003)
Bush offers Mid-East trade zone - BBC (May 9, 2003)
Scania builds Algeria,Taiwan,Iran assembly plants - Reuters (May 7, 2003)
EU, Iran satisfied after new round of bilateral talks - EU Business (April 30, 2003)
Russia, Iran, India Plan to Double Their "North-South" Shipments By 2005 - Pravda (April 28, 2003)
Iran's first private bank chooses Misys as technology partner - Mena Report (April 13, 2003)
World Bank loan to help fight pollution in Iran - Mena Report (April 10, 2003)
US Treasury says aid to Iran may not be effective - Reuters (April 10, 2003)
Eu, Iran Begin Trade And Cooperation Negotiations - IRNA (April 10, 2003)
World Bank loan to help fight pollution in Iran - Mena Report (April 10, 2003)
Ten countries discuss disaster management cooperation at Iran workshop - Mena Report (April 8, 2003)
Russia and Iran Sign a Protocol on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation - Pravda (March 19, 2003)
Iranian rial at 3-yr low vs dollar on black market - Reuters (March 17, 2003)
Russian-Iranian Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation Meets in Teheran - Pravda (March 17, 2003)
Fitch withdraws ratings for Misr Iran Development Bank - Mena Report (March 4, 2003)
Iran-Turkey Trade Volume up by US$18 MLN in 2002 - Asia Pulse (March 4, 2003)
Iran's Foreign Debt at US$23.4 BLN: Central Bank - Asia Pulse (March 4, 2003)
Iran orders new Airbus planes - BBC (March 3, 2003)
Tajikistan orders 300 buses from Iran - Mena Report (February 25, 2003)
Chinese automaker sets up production line in Iran - Mena Report (February 25, 2003)
Chinese automaker set to produce cars in Iran - IHT (February 19, 2003)
Stock market fever grips Iran as share prices soar - Forbes (February 16, 2003)
Iranian order and new jobs for Norwich manufacturer - Business Weekly (February 16, 2003)
Bank Melli Iran in talks with DIFC - Gulf News (February 14, 2003)
NYC pensions target GE, Conoco business in Iran - Forbes (February 10, 2003)
Iran to sell surplus drinking water to Kuwait - Mena Report (January 30, 2003)
Iran sees future in Indian tech revolution - ZDNet UK (January 28, 2003)
India to Provide US$200 MLN Credit Line to Iran - Asia Pulse (January 27, 2003)
Power and water deal signed between Iran and Kuwait - Power Engineering (January 15, 2003)
A privatization of moment in Iran - Asia Times (January 10, 2003)
INTERVIEW-Iran targets big rise in foreign investment - Forbes (January 9, 2003)
Electricity import from Iran - Daily Times (January 9, 2003)
Afghanistan 'to tout its copper mines' - BBC (January 8, 2003)
Mecca Cola challenges US rival - BBC (January 8, 2003)
Iran: Will Economic Reforms Keep the Mullahs on Top? - Business Week (January 6, 2003)
Iran, Afghanistan enhance economic cooperation - Xinhua (January 6, 2003)
Iran bonds: NBD raises 10pc funds - Gulf News (January 1, 2003)


Feature Articles
Foreign Investments in Iran Hit $3.3b - NetIran (October 10, 2003)
Iran Dissolves Economic Commissions With 19 Countries - NetIran (October 10, 2003)
A New Tupolev Arrives in Iranian Airports - NetIran (October 6, 2003)
Zamzam Pitched Against Coca Cola - NetIran (September 3, 2003)
CBI Report on Iranian Economic Indices - NetIran (August 30, 2003)
Qeshm as an Industrial Center - NetIran (August 18, 2003)
Tehran's Fifth International Motor Show - NetIran (August 18, 2003)
French Suppliers to Invest in Iran - NetIran (August 18, 2003)
The Launch of Iran Satellite - NetIran (August 13, 2003)
The Presence Iranians in the UAE - NetIran (July 31, 2003)
UAE-Afghanistan Road Via Iran - NetIran (June 28, 2003)
16,890 Billion Rials Worth of Bonds Sold in Iran - NetIran (June 28, 2003)
Money Laundering Must Be Curbed - NetIran (June 28, 2003)
CBI Deputy Governor Comments on Economic Policies of the Government - NetIran (June 24, 2003)
The Free Zones of Iran - NetIran (June 21, 2003)
Iranian Tire Factories Short of Markets - NetIran (June 16, 2003)
Ten Iranian Trade Partners in 2002 - NetIran (June 2, 2003)
Burgeoning Cigarette Trade in Iran - NetIran (May 30, 2003)
Studying Interest-Free Banking Law and Privatization of Governmental Banks - NetIran (May 22, 2003)
Huge Iranian Market Lures International Companies - NetIran (May 11, 2003)
Aftermath of Iraq War for Iranian Economy; An interview with Masoud Nili - NetIran (April 31, 2003)
Half A Million Motorcycles Manufactured Annually in Iran - Net Iran (April 22, 2003)
$5 Billion Worth of Demand for Foreign Investment - NetIran (April 8, 2003)
Flowers and Decorative Plants Industry of Iran - NetIran (April 2003)
Iran's Population in 2003 to Hit 68.66 Million - NetIran (April 2003)
Stock Exchange Prospects for the Current Year - NetIran (April 5, 2003)
Iranian Automobile Companies Hit 15 - NetIran (March 15, 2003)
Most Important Achievements of Agricultural Research and Training Organization of Iran (March 6, 2003)
Mines and Metals Special Economic Zone: Connecting Bridge of Iran Steel Industry to World Markets - NetIran (March 1, 2003)
There Are No Ambiguities in the Exchange System - NetIran (Feburary 5, 2003)
Assessment of Non-Oil Exports (March 02 - Nov 02) - NetIran (Feburary 3, 2003)
Privatization of State-Run Insurance Companies Inevitable - NetIran (Feburary 1, 2003)
Companies Will Be Obliged to Reveal Information - NetIran (Feburary 1, 2003)
Nabavi Defends Budget Bill for 2003 - NetIran (Feburary 1, 2003)
One Billion Euros Worth of Bonds Offered By Iran in Less Than One Year - NetIran (January 30, 2003)
North-South Corridor to Reduce Transportation Costs - NetIran (January 27, 2003)
Future of Specialists' Labor Market in Iran - NetIran (December 31, 2002)
A Review of Status of Major State-Owned Companies - NetIran (December 21, 2002)
Status of the Middle Class in Iran - NetIran (December 21, 2002)
Power Industry in Iran Ready for Attraction of Foreign Investments - NetIran (December 17, 2002)
16 Billion Dollars of Hidden and Clear Subsidies in Iran's Economy - NetIran (December 11, 2002)
Embezzlement in Iranian Banks - NetIran (November 29, 2002)
No One Would Sell Iran Bonds - NetIran (October 19, 2002)
An Interview with IRICA Director - NetIran (October 10, 2002)
Iran-Italy Trade Relations - NetIran (October 2002)
Will Industry Sector Face A Crisis In The Next Few Years - NetIran (September 29, 2002)
7.2 Billion Dollars Deposited in the Foreign Exchange Reserve Account - NetIran (September 29, 2002)
A Pathological Review of Islamic Banking System - NetIran (September 29, 2002)
Government's Bad Economic Role Is Not a Proof That Its Role in Economy Can Be Bad - NetIran (September 28, 2002)
Iran May No Longer Need to Import 1.5 Million Tons of Corn Annually - Net Iran (September 28, 2002)
Iran's Copper Industry - NetIran (September 25, 2002)
Privatization in Iran - NetIran (September 14, 2002)
Attraction of Foreign Investment, Not Out of Need - NetIran (September 12, 2002)
Economic Diplomacy on the Horizon - NetIran (August 30, 2002)
What Should We Know About Steel Industry of Iran - NetIran (August 13, 2002)
Iran Exported $5193.63 Million Worth of Non-Oil Commodities Last Year - NetIran (July 2002)
Unprofitable Factories Should Be Handed Over Free of Charge - NetIran (July 2002)
Origin of Red Gold in Iran - NetIran (July 2002)
Iran in Debt Predicament - NetIran (July 10, 2002)
State Monopoly: Main Reason Behind Economic Corruption - NetIran (July 16, 2002)
The Only Private Port of Iran Eager for Government's Sovereignty - NetIran (June 2002)
Unfinished Development Projects Inflict Heavy Damage on National Economy - NetIran (June 2002)
Iran's Uranium Reserves, 44 Billion Barrels of Crude Oil - NetIran (June 23, 2002)


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