EghtesadOnline: Iran climbed one step to rank 60th among 189 countries reviewed in the latest Human Development Index report released by the United Nations Development Program.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's gross domestic product in the first quarter of the current fiscal year (March 21-June 21) stood at 1,676.7 trillion rials ($12.59 billion at Sanarate.ir's Sunday exchange rate of 133,132 rials per dollar).
EghtesadOnline: The United States is still studying possible waivers of sanctions against countries or businesses that continue commerce with Iran after Nov. 4, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: After Iran, Russia and Turkey, three regional allies hit by US sanctions, discussed a possible replacement of the US dollar by national currencies last week, business figures in Iran are now weighing in on the degree the plan can be implemented with success.
EghtesadOnline: The first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21) saw exports and imports in dollar terms of “Fishing” sector register the most remarkable changes, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.
EghtesadOnline: Days after a high-ranking official announced that Iran’s government has embraced cryptocurrency mining, another peer has said requirements are in place to develop the industry quickly.
EghtesadOnline: Central Bank of Iran Governor Abdolnasser Hemmati announced on his Instagram page that €3.2 billion have been allocated for the import of essential goods in the past one month.
EghtesadOnline: Germany and its European partners are considering setting up a payment system with Iran, which allows the continuation of business transactions with the Islamic Republic once US sanctions kick in, an economy ministry spokeswoman said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran imported 13.96 million tons worth $18.89 billion during the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22), down 5.82% in weight and 9.66% in value over last year’s similar period, the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration announced.
EghtesadOnline: Members of the economic commission of Iran’s Parliament on Tuesday concluded the review of reform measures concerning the Central Bank of Iran, which is part of wider reforms aimed at overhauling the country’s ailing banking system.