EghtesadOnline: Iran has exported $107 million worth of handicrafts from its customs terminals since the beginning of the current Iranian year (started March 21), the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: A member of the Majlis Industries and Mines Commission, Vali Maleki, has presented a report on ingrained corruption in car imports that confirms at least 6,481 cars were brought into Iran illegally in the last six months of 2017.
EghtesadOnline: The United States said on Tuesday it would exempt Iran's Indian-backed port of Chabahar from new sanctions on Tehran, recognizing the value of the project to Afghanistan.
EghtesadOnline: Hard-pressed auto manufacturing industry already under mounting pressure for its poor quality and high prices should prepare for a new challenge in the coming weeks. The state is due to raise the bar and announce a new set of automotive standards. Form what is known, most vehicles made by the two major car companies Iran Khodro and SAIPA will not be able to comply with the new norm.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's global ranking in terms of ease of doing business declined in the latest 2019 report published by the World Bank.
EghtesadOnline: Branko Ivankovic, the 40th manager of Iran’s Persepolis Football Club, and Carlos Queiroz, Iran’s national football team's head coach of seven years, have created more money for the teams they lead than the value of their contracts, a report by 90TV.ir said.
EghtesadOnline: Two Tehran-based startups have created Internet-based platforms to help drivers with the onerous task of finding an empty parking space in the bustling capital and its packed streets and alleys.
EghtesadOnline: A locally developed messenger app 'Bale' has tied up with fintech service provider ‘Phone Pay’, to offer cashless payment of taxi fares in Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s ease of doing business score has seen an improvement of 2.34 percentage point, though its ranking among 190 economies in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2019 fell by four places to 128th.
EghtesadOnline: Iran-made multi-player first-person shooter game Zula is gradually gaining traction with foreign video game enthusiasts. As part of efforts to promote the game, Zula’s developer company has been holding gaming contests in Turkey.