EghtesadOnline: The population of new towns grew by 80,000 in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2019).
EghtesadOnline: A total of 699,341 tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded in Khorramshahr Port in the southern province of Khuzestan during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22), indicating a 38% rise compared with the corresponding period of last year, the director general of Khorramshahr Ports and Maritime Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of $800 million worth of pastry and chocolate were exported from Iran in the last fiscal year (March 2018-19).
EghtesadOnline: E-commerce accounts for 10.4% of Iran’s GDP with the market’s nominal value standing at 2.08 quadrillion rials ($18.4 billion), E-Commerce Development Center of Iran reports.
EghtesadOnline: Domestic carmaker Iran Khodro is interested in utilizing the potentials of Iranian tech firms and knowledge-based companies to develop electric vehicles.
EghtesadOnline: The long-running debate over halting the production of SAIPA’s small car Pride has reignited, after Iran Traffic Police chief said license plates will not be issued for the vehicle as of March 2020.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has been ranked first worldwide in terms of price competitiveness in the World Economic Forum's "Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019" with a score of 6.7.
EghtesadOnline: Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran has launched a nationwide scheme to convert commercial ports into smart harbors, starting with Chabahar Port.
EghtesadOnline: Khatam al-Anbiya Construction Headquarters has signed a contract with Anzali Trade-Industrial Free Zone Organization for the construction of a Ro-Ro facility and a multi-purpose wharf at the Caspian port of Anzali.
EghtesadOnline: Imam Khomeini International Airport has registered 4,099 flights during the month to Aug. 22.