Iran is ready to carry out full cooperation with China under the Belt and Road Initiative (B&R), Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Farhad Dejpasand said in an exclusive interview with Global Times, adding that high-level Iranian delegates will attend the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) next month in Beijing.
Despite unilateral US unilateral sanctions on Iran, Aras Free Trade Zone (AFZ) in northwest Iran attracted investments totaling $285.71 million in various sectors during March 21, 2018-January 20, 2019, indicating a growth of 29 percent compared to the figure for the same period of the previous year.
China is fast-tracking a foreign investment law at an unprecedented pace to meet Washington's demands on trade, but businesses fear that time to review and raise objections on a crucial piece of legislation has been cut short.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is concerned that a downward trend in project finance could continue as challenging economic and geopolitical conditions make investors more cautious, the bank’s vice president of policy and strategy said.
Chinese regulators have cut the premium that local governments must pay to issue debt, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, lowering their borrowing costs as Beijing hopes to kick start investments and shore up growth.
A senior official of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced on Wednesday that Iran has signed several contracts with European companies to further equip the strategic port of Chabahar despite the US sanctions.
China’s Babytree Group, a parenting website operator, has priced its Hong Kong IPO at the bottom of a marketing range, people close to the deal said, reducing its valuation and implying a ‘down round’ for investor Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
Chabahar port logistics' section has drawn more than €30 million in investment since March 21, announced the director general of Ports and Maritime Organization in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.