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: 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.
EghtesadOnline: Euro and the Chinese yuan topped the Central Bank of Iran's list of subsidized currencies allocated for imports in the past 13 months, with USD at the bottom of the list.
EghtesadOnline: In the previous fiscal (March 2018-19) exporters repatriated $18.7 billion of their export earnings to the country, the Central Bank of Iran Governor Abdolnasser Hemmati wrote in an Instagram post Friday.
EghtesadOnline: The consumer price index for the housing sector registered a year-on-year increase of 24.8% in the first Iranian month (March 21-April 20) compared with the similar month of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Iran traded 118.64 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $62.7 billion with member states of the United Nations’ Asia-Pacific region in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2019) to register a 9.2% and 12.76% decrease in tonnage and value respectively compared with last year’s corresponding period.