EghtesadOnline: Iranian poultry farms have been dealing with the deadly avian flu, especially the H5N8 strain of the virus, for several years now. The virus has done a number on Iran’s poultry industry.
EghtesadOnline: The government is mulling a national transportation development fund with an initial investment of 200 trillion rials ($1.75 billion), the Roads Minister Mohammad Eslami said.
EghtesadOnline: A cargo shipment en route from Ningbo Port in China’s eastern Zhejiang Province is scheduled to arrive at Iran’s northern Caspian port in Bandar Anzali, Gilan Province, on Dec. 9.
EghtesadOnline: A startup has been launched in the central city of Isfahan which lets people order cakes online.
EghtesadOnline: As per an agreement signed between Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey on the sidelines of Bakutel 2018, the four sides will establish startup centers with a joint investment of $2 million to expand technological collaboration.
EghtesadOnline: Iran exported $176 million worth of hand-woven carpets during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Oct. 22), which shows a 20% fall compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Informed sources say the ban on auto imports introduced in June by the government will be extended to the next fiscal year that begins in March.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Tire Industry Association has sent a note to the Ministry of Industries and the Consumers and Producers Protection Organization demanding local manufacturers be allowed to raise prices by 30%.
EghtesadOnline: Following the strange and extended delays in delivery of thousands of vehicles presold by domestic carmakers, would-be buyers and sections of the print media are openly accusing the state-affiliated companies of hoarding, market manipulation, and insider trading.
EghtesadOnline: A new online platform has been launched by a startup that connects handicraft makers and craftsmen with buyers.