The State Duma (lower house of parliament of Russia) ratified the temporary agreement on the formation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Islamic Republic of Iran on Thursday.
Amazon.com Inc. said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc. and other rivals vying for customers’ Christmas shopping sprees.
Venezuelan authorities late Saturday began releasing some of those detained during demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government, a goodwill gesture to the opposition at the end of a politically torrid year.
Turkish authorities on Saturday freed the top advisor to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based political figure, Fethullah Gulen, blamed for last year's failed coup, state media reported.
Salafchegan Special Economic Zone, situated 180km from Tehran, ranked first for the sixth consecutive year among all free zones with 611 approved products out of 1,735 products manufactured in all free zones, announced the Supreme Council of Free Trade and Industrial Zones.