Islamic Republic of Iran

Trump Administration Issues Sanctions Against Iran Aluminium Exports

Trump Administration Issues Sanctions Against Iran Aluminium Exports

In response to Iran’s announcement that it will ease self-imposed restrictions on its nuclear weapons program, the Trump Administration on Wednesday announced a new round of sanctions on the Persian state that were designed to hamper revenue it derives from exports of...

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Iran’s Aluminium Consumption Rate Rises By 12 Percent, Exceeding Global Average

Aluminium consumption by Iran’s consumers rose by 12 percent last year, besting the global average for aluminium growth. So said Iran’s Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mehdi Karbasian earlier this week. Speaking at the signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase of a parcel in Parsian Energy Intensive Industrial Special […]

Major Aluminium And Copper Plants To Come Online By Next Spring In Iran

Iran’s state-owned media announced on Monday that major aluminium and copper plants will begin production by the end of next spring. Deputy Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Mehdi Karbasian was quoted as making the announcement, which is in line with the government’s push to increase domestic capacity for both copper and aluminium. “By the […]

Iran Plans to Be Net Exporter of Aluminium by 2019

According to comments made at Arabal 2017 by officials from the Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation Organization (IMIDRO), Iran is set to become a net exporter of aluminium by 2019. IMIDRO Director of Planning and Strategic Supervision Amir Sabbagh said in comments to the convention last week that his country’s objective at […]

Iran to Add 336 Thousand MTPA of Aluminium Smelting Capacity Next Year

A spokesman for the Iranian government told industry media last week that the country intends to add 336 thousand metric tons per annum of aluminium-smelting capacity to its country’s total next year. In an interview with S&P Global Platts that was reported on yesterday, Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s (IMIDRO) Director […]

Exploration Last Year in Iran Identifies Additional 14 Million Tons of Bauxite Reserves

Due to exploration work carried out by the country’s state-owned alumina firm, Iran’s estimated overall reserves of bauxite increased by 14 million tons over the previous fiscal year. According to Iran Alumina Company’s manager Touraj Zare’, new deposits of bauxite composed of between 35% and 47% alumina and 4% and 27% silicon dioxide were discovered […]