EghtesadOnline: China, Iraq, the UAE, South Korea and India imported 68.7% of Iran’s total non-oil goods (including gas condensate) in terms of value, in the five months since the beginning of the current Iranian year (started March 21), according to the latest statistics released by Trade Promotion Organization of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: PricewaterhouseCoopers, a leading multinational professional services network, is working to establish a formal presence in Iran, as foreign interest in the Iranian economy has surged after years of sanctions kept the country secluded from the rest of the world.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers and subsequent sanction relief have provided better access to foreign goods, but few locals believe it has led to more jobs, a new poll shows.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian policymakers and people are laboring under the delusion that governments are solely responsible for providing cheap resources to the public, the special presidential aide for economic affairs said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran ranked 104th among 130 countries and scored 54.97 out of 100 in World Economic Forum’s Global Human Capital Index for 2017.
EghtesadOnline: Majlis Research Center has revised up the current fiscal year’s (March 2017-18) economic growth estimate by 0.2%.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s largest holding, Social Security Investment Company, is set to offer the shares of all its subsidiaries on the equity market by the end of the current fiscal year (March 20, 2018), the deputy head of the company’s board of directors said.
EghtesadOnline: Some of the decisions made by the newly-formed government of President Hassan Rouhani suggest that the officials are intent on pursuing the trial-and-error approaches that bled the economy dry for nearly half a century.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Privatization Organization has brokered the sales of over 1.17 trillion rials ($30 million) worth of public companies’ shares since the start of the current fiscal year (March 21) to date, SENA cited IPO’s news portal as reporting.
EghtesadOnline: The unemployment of three groups, namely young people, women and the educated, will put considerable pressure on Iran’s labor market in the coming years.