EghtesadOnline: Tehran dismissed an American envoy’s accusation of Iran’s destructive role in Afghan peace efforts, describing it as “irresponsible” and a sign of the United States’ lack of adequate understanding of developments in Afghanistan.
EghtesadOnline: Petrochemical Research and Technology Company has been granted a patent from the European Union for developing technology to convert methanol to propylene (MTP), the managing director said.
EghtesadOnline: The widening gap between what consumers pay and the final cost of water treatment and supply has pushed the state-owned Tehran Province Water and Wastewater Company (Abfa) into the red to the tune of $120 million so far, the company director said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 280,000 tons of cotton bolls are expected to be produced in Iran during the current Iranian year that started on March 20, according to an Agriculture Ministry official, Ebrahim Hezarjaribi.
EghtesadOnline; A total of 7.36 billion cigarettes were smuggled into Iran during the five months to Aug. 21, indicating a 63.2% increase compared with the corresponding period of last year, the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade reported.
EghtesadOnline: The average goods and services Consumer Price Index of food and beverages—among 12 groups of the basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households—in the 12-month period ending Sept. 21, which marks the end of the sixth Iranian month, increased by 21.7% compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: The second phase of South Kaveh Steel Company with a steel ingot production capacity of 1.2 million tons was inaugurated on Saturday in a ceremony attended by First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri in Persian Gulf Special Economic Zone, located in the port city of Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan Province, according to the company’s CEO.
EghtesadOnline: All domestic airlines have suspended flights to Iraq until Arbaeen that falls on Oct. 8 this year.
EghtesadOnline: The “salary subsidy scheme” generated 6,752 jobs for first-time workers in the last fiscal year (March 2019-20).
EghtesadOnline: Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Iran in February, the country’s public transportation system has incurred a massive loss of over 20 trillion rials ($68.6 million), an official with Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization declared.