Wednesday, 18 January, 2017

Top 10 economic deals signed after Iran nuclear agremment

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Iran Air last week signed a deal to buy 80 passenger planes from U.S. aircraft maker Boeing. As per the deal, the American firm will supply 50 737 MAX 8 aircraft, 15 777-300ERs and 15 777-9 to the Iranian carrier. Boeing said that deliveries will commence from 2018.

The agreement reached with Boeing is not the only major deal that Iran has signed with International companies since the last year’s landmark nuclear deal, which lifted international sanctions.

Here’s a look at major deals signed since the nuclear agreement was reached with world powers:

AIRBUS

During a visit by President Hassan Rouhani to Paris in January 2016, Iran provisionally ordered 118 Airbus jets worth $27 billion. According to Iranian media, a delegation from Airbus was in Tehran last Monday for talks to finalize the deal.

The head of Iran’s flag carrier said on Tuesday that  Airbus and Iran Air will finalize a deal to buy aircraft in two weeks, adding Airbus has agreed to provide financing for 17 planes.

Iran Air was trying to get first five Airbus planes before March 2017.

Boeing

Iran Air last week signed a deal to buy 80 passenger planes from U.S. aircraft maker Boeing. As per the deal, the American firm will supply 50 737 MAX 8 aircraft, 15 777-300ERs and 15 777-9 to the Iranian carrier. Boeing said that deliveries will commence from 2018.

ATR

The French-Italian aircraft manufacturer has sold 20 ATR 72-600 passenger planes to Iran Air, a deal Iran’s private Donya-e Eghtesad daily newspaper described as being worth over $1 billion.

DANIELI GROUP

The Italian metals industry concern  has signed $6.2 billion in deals to supply machinery and install steel and aluminum plants in Iran.

GAVIO

The Italian construction and infrastructure group has signed agreements worth up to $4.5 billion for projects including railways.

PEUGEOT-CITROEN

The French carmaker in June finalized a joint venture agreement expected to invest up to $450 million over the next five years in manufacturing and research efforts in Iran.

SIEMENS

The German company has signed a memorandum of understanding to provide $1.6 billion in transportation equipment and services to Iran.

Total

France’s Total signed a preliminary $6 billion deal in November to help Iran develop its giant South Pars gas field, together with Chinese state oil company CNPC.

Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell has signed a provisional agreement with Iran to explore potential investment in three of the country’s biggest oil and gas fields.

Gazprom

Iran signed preliminary agreements with Russia’s Gazprom last Tuesday to develop two major oil fields in the latest of a flurry of deals with foreign firms, local media reported.

 

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