EghtesadOnline: New electricity tariffs for heavy consumers will start at the end of this Iranian month (June 21).
EghtesadOnline: The consumer inflation registered a year-on-year increase of 52.1% in the second Iranian month (ended May 21) compared with the similar month of last year, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.
EghtesadOnline: Export Price Index, using the year ending March 2012 as a base year and in rial terms, stood at 292.2 in the last fiscal year (March 2018-19), registering a 61.1% increase compared with the year before, the Statistical Center of Iran’s latest report shows.
EghtesadOnline: Compressed natural gas prices rose by 10% today (May 22).
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran supplied over $6 billion in foreign currency for importing goods in two months since the beginning of the current fiscal on March 21.
EghtesadOnline: The share of Iran's commodity exports from total merchandise exports has declined from 87% in 1995 to 73% in 2017, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's 2019 issue of the State of Commodity Dependence report.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran has announced a new set of rules for repatriation of export earnings in the current fiscal (March 2019-20).
EghtesadOnline: Iran traded 71.15 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $36.38 billion with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s member states in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2019) to register a 10.4% and 9.32% decline in tonnage and value respectively compared to the year before.
EghtesadOnline: The National Development Fund of Iran, the sovereign wealth fund, plans to lend $10 billion in foreign currency for private sector projects in the current fiscal (March 2019-20).
EghtesadOnline: Rationing of essential goods is a less corruption-inducing approach in the current economic situation facing Iran, says Mostafa Hashemitaba, a veteran politician who served as industries minister for three years during the 1980-88 Iraq-imposed war.