EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suggested a show of respect from President Donald Trump could help yield a prisoner swap.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he’s considering a trip to China amid a trade dispute with Beijing that finance chiefs warn could derail the global economic upswing.
EghtesadOnline: Money-market traders in the U.K. may have capitulated, but not the analysts.
EghtesadOnline: Iran traded $3.44 billion worth of non-oil goods with Germany during the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2018), which was 20.51% more compared to the year before, making the European country Iran’s seventh biggest trading partner.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s economic interests have not been incorporated in its preferential trade agreement with Turkey and this has had consequences for the Iranian economy, the chairman of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture said.
EghtesadOnline: Tabriz International Airport in East Azarbaijan Province registered 15,725 takeoffs and landings in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2018), indicating a 6% rise compared to the year before, according to Mostafa Safaei, the head of East Azarbaijan Province’s Airports Company.
EghtesadOnline: Around 126,750 tons of lentils worth more than 5.15 trillion rials ($149.2 million) were imported into Iran during the last fiscal year (March 2017-18), figures released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration showed.
EghtesadOnline: Despite Iran’s strategic ambitions, routing for freight trains along its emerging transport corridors still faces a host of infrastructural and political challenges.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran has focused on encouraging people to entrust their foreign currency banknotes to the banking system and according to the regulator’s director of the Department for Foreign Exchange Regulations and Policies, banks are allowed to devise their own interest rates on foreign currency deposits.
EghtesadOnline: More than 63.9% of Iranians are willing to purchase locally-made products provided they have satisfactory quality and reasonable prices, a survey conducted by Iranian Students’ Polling Agency showed.