EghtesadOnline: A total of 86,367 tons of rice worth $78.14 million were imported into Iran from the beginning of the current fiscal year on March 21 to July 6, marking a 70% decline in both weight and value compared with the similar period of last year, according to the deputy head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, Mehrdad Jamal Orounaqi.
EghtesadOnline: The Statistical Center of Iran has reviewed changes in the prices of commodities exported from and imported to the country in the fourth quarter of last fiscal year (Dec. 21, 2020-March 20) in new reports.
EghtesadOnline: Thirty commodities accounted for one-third of the value of Iran’s total imports in the last fiscal year that ended in March.
EghtesadOnline: As long as there is demand, there will be supply, and if demand is not met through official channels, it will be met by smuggling.
EghtesadOnline: The governor of Central Bank of Iran says the bank is prepared to meet the foreign currency needs for importing Covid-19 vaccine.
EghtesadOnline: The government will allocate $6 billion to import essential goods at the subsidized rate of 42,000 rials per dollar in the first six months of the next Iranian year (starting March 21), says First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 21.4 million tons of essential goods worth $10.84 billion were discharged from customs offices during the 11 months to Feb. 18, according to Rouhollah Latifi, the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: The Statistical Center of Iran has released new data on changes in export and import price indices in the third quarter of the current Iranian year (Sept. 22-Dec. 20, 2020).
EghtesadOnline: Turkey’s natural gas import from Iran declined by 31% in 2020 compared to a year ago. According to Barq News, the latest report issued by Ankara-based Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) indicates that the National Iranian Gas Company’s export to the neighbor dropped to 5.3 billion cubic meters in 2020.
EghtesadOnline: The controversial plan allocating cheap foreign currency for import will continue in the next fiscal year (starting March 20).