China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday it would carefully monitor US policies on inbound investments, stressing that the country opposes using national security as grounds to restrict foreign investments.
Energy Minister Reza Ardekanian said here Saturday night that a conference on investments by European small and medium-sized firms in Iran would be held in autumn this year as the first step towards developing Iran-Europe trade ties.
The Sudanese government said that a number of oil and gas fields would become available for global investment at the end of May, amid interest shown by a delegation of US companies to invest in Sudan’s energy sector.
The US President Donald Trump administration is considering declaring a national economic emergency to impose new restrictions on Chinese investment as part of a trade crackdown on Beijing, a senior US Treasury official confirmed.
Iran attracted $3.2 billion of foreign investments since the twelfth government took office in August, 2017, said the director general of the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade's Foreign Investment Office on Monday.
Secretary of the Supreme Council of Iran's Free Trade, Industrial and Special Economic Zones said that new contracts have been signed with foreign companies to draw investments to the tune of $4.5 billion for the free trade zones (FTZs).