EghtesadOnline: Iran National Pavilion has been launched in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone for increasing exports of goods and services, and attracting foreign investment.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday invited Pakistan to participate in Chabahar's seaport project and development of its link with Gwadar Port, as he sought to allay concerns in Pakistan over Indian involvement in the Iranian port.
EghtesadOnline: At the behest of private producers and downstream users, the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has banned price increases for all steel products at Iran Mercantile Exchange up until June 21.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian airports registered 451,000 takeoffs and landings in 2017, which shows an 8% rise compared to 2016. Over 56 million passengers and 549,000 tons of cargo were transported last year, indicating a respective growth of 9% and 11% year-on-year, IRNA reported.
EghtesadOnline: As the current Iranian year is coming to an end on March 20, statistics on the country’s art market, namely the five major components—books, visual arts, cinema, theater and musical concerts—indicate growth in revenues.
EghtesadOnline: Irrigation efficiency in Iran has increased from 35% 10 years ago to 45% presently, the head of Soil and Water Research Institute affiliated with the Ministry of Agriculture said.
EghtesadOnline: While officials claim that cellphone prices have dropped sharply, market observers dismiss the assertion saying that prices remain high.
EghtesadOnline: The total number of housing deals in Tehran reached 18,400 during the 11th Iranian month to Feb. 19, registering a 17.7% increase compared with the same month of last year, the Central Bank of Iran announced.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to break ground on Phase 3 of Shahid Rajaee Port, Iran’s biggest container port at the mouth of the Strait of Hormuz in southern Hormozgan Province on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: As laptop prices skyrocket, Iran’s ICT Guild Organization has called on authorities to decrease import tariffs on the portable gadgets and other computer parts to help control prices and curb smuggling.