EghtesadOnline: The widely used ride-hailing application Snapp has made inroads in two more cities, increasing the number of cities to 69.
EghtesadOnline: About 105 tons of saffron worth more than $145 million were exported from Iran during the first half of the current Iranian year, the deputy head of Iran National Saffron Council said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Standard and Quality Inspection Co. has carried out a Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS), which indicates that cars made/assembled locally show unacceptably high levels of wear and tear after less than a year on the road.
EghtesadOnline: India's payment system with Iran is being relaxed further for basmati rice exports. This comes after the US allowed India to continue importing crude oil from Iran and develop Chabahar Port.
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.