EghtesadOnline: During the first two months of the new Iranian fiscal year to May 21, the number of new apartments built in 12 old districts of Tehran leaped by 56% compared with the corresponding period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Egg exports from Iran have recently come to a halt, as the country is not able to conclude deals with foreign markets due to its high base prices, rendering the Iranian product uncompetitive in international markets, secretary-general of Iran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hen said.
EghtesadOnline: A woman in Iran broke another glass ceiling on Sunday when Iran Air's first female Chief Executive Officer, Farzaneh Sharafbafi officially took charge of the country's flag carrier company. The first Iranian woman to receive a PhD in aerospace, she has been a board member at Iran Air, otherwise known as Homa.
EghtesadOnline: Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi has pitched the idea of pursuing urban redevelopment as a serious issue in housing planning while advising the administration to distance itself from housing construction.
EghtesadOnline: India’s long-running plan to upgrade and operate maritime facilities at Chabahar Port in Iran faces fresh delays after an initial bidding process to select a private operator for the project proved futile despite vigorous government efforts to spur interest.
EghtesadOnline: Shahid Rajaee Port, Iran’s biggest container port at the mouth of the Strait of Hormuz, is reclaiming its past glory as a major international port following the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in January 2016.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is among the top wheat consumers in the world. Consumption per capita in the country is estimated at 167.6 kilograms per year, almost three times the global average of some 67 kilograms.
EghtesadOnline: With the recent changes in Iran’s economic landscape and lifting of economic sanctions against the country, foreign companies now see a chance to take this opportunity and enter Iran’s market again.
EghtesadOnline: A woman has for the first time ever been promoted as head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Line.
EghtesadOnline: The volume of agricultural waste in Iran is twice the global average. Currently, up to 30% of agro products go to waste in the country during the stages of pre-harvest, harvest, post-harvest and supply.