EghtesadOnline: On Monday, Tehran Municipality gathered urbanists, tech aficionados and communication policymakers for a two-day event dubbed Smart Tehran Confab that was certainly not smart, as what was spotlighted was neither innovative nor promising.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran has offered 70 trillion rials ($500 million) in loans since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21) to help emerging startups and knowledge-based companies flourish, the CBI chief says.
EghtesadOnline: The 3rd Smart Tehran Congress, which kicked off at Tehran’s Milad Tower on Monday, was attended by policymakers, urban managers and tech aficionados.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's private and public aviation firms and agencies signed 163 agreements worth 6 trillion rials ($46.15 million) with local knowledge-based companies and startups during a two-day technology event.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 320,000 tons of pistachios have been produced in Iran since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21), an Agriculture Ministry official said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran exported 3.58 million tons of agrifood products worth over $2.79 million during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Oct. 22).
EghtesadOnline: Iranian tech firms and startups had a strong showing at the 25th International Telecommunications, Innovations and High Technologies Exhibition, also known as Bakutel 2019, held from Dec. 3-6, in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
EghtesadOnline: Following a sharp surge in fuel prices, Iranian authorities have rolled out measures to forestall any price hike for other services and goods.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade estimates that 6.9 billion cigarettes were smuggled into Iran during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), indicating a 53.2% decline compared with the figure estimated for last year’s similar period.
EghtesadOnline: Iran launched the first ever fund of funds (FOF) on Sunday as part of measures to promote knowledge-based companies.