EghtesadOnline: The findings of the recent National Population and Housing Census show Iran’s nomad population is 1,186,830, of which 51.3% are men and the rest women.
EghtesadOnline: New figures show that due to volatile currency fluctuations in recent months, which triggered steep price surges in the housing market and threatened the long-term outlook of the beleaguered housing sector by discouraging new construction.
EghtesadOnline: Following a boom in the number of startups in assorted fields of urban development, Tehran Municipality will provide such firms affordable workplaces.
EghtesadOnline: Members of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) along with representatives from other countries including Iran and officials from the International Telecommunication Union converged in Ashgabat on Oct. 9-10 to discuss collaboration in information and communication technologies.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality should be in charge of regulating the affairs of ride-hailing companies, the mayor says, but the head of Iran e-Commerce Union hold the view that as per law his organization has jurisdiction over such firms.
EghtesadOnline: The government’s Economic Council last week approved a proposal of Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi, based on which the government is to issue 10 trillion rials ($70 million) worth of bonds and sukuk for financing Iran Air’s new plane orders.
EghtesadOnline: Despite autumn dryness, crop conditions recovered in Iran and the total cereal production for 2018 is forecast to stand at 20.1 million tons to register a 2.9% increase compared with the 2017 total of 19.6 million tons and 12% above the five-year average.
EghtesadOnline: Around 2.94 million tons of agricultural and food products worth more than $2.63 billion were exported from Iran during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22), to register a 27.2% growth in value compared with the same period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: New data show property deals in Iran are on a downward trajectory, suggesting that the housing sector may be facing another bout of recession.
EghtesadOnline: The Statistical Center of Iran has published its latest figures concerning construction permits, showing that the number of permits issued increased both across Iran and in Tehran during the previous fiscal year that ended on March 20, 2018.