EghtesadOnline: The International Monetary Fund's Executive Board concluded the 2018 Article IV consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran on March 21.
EghtesadOnline: This is the Financial Tribune’s last edition of the current Iranian year (ending March 20). As Iran’s sole economic daily in English, it considers it apt to review the key economic developments of the outgoing year.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is the 18th biggest economy in the world, Iran's Head of the Plan and Budget Organization Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht said quoting International Monetary Fund (IMF) figures.
EghtesadOnline: The flawed management of foreign exchange market in Iran has led to damaging consequences for Iran’s economy, a former president of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran came in 27th in World Economic Forum’s latest ranking of 74 emerging economies based on the Inclusive Development Index.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s economy grew by 4.5% during the first half of the current fiscal year (March 21-Sept. 22) compared with last year’s corresponding period, the latest report released by the Central Bank of Iran announced.
EghtesadOnline: Growth in Iran, the second largest economy in the Middle East and North Africa region, is expected to reach 4.3% by 2020, with higher investment growth offset by lower oil production and limited access to finance, reads the World Bank’s latest “Global Economic Prospects” report.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture has proposed an Asian model for economic development to weather the current storms facing the Iranian economy.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian economist Hamid Azarmand believes that the gravest concern about the future of Iran’s economy is for the government to question economic reforms.
EghtesadOnline: In line with the government’s measures for boosting transparency and fighting corruption, Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Masoud Karbasian has obligated all the ministry’s agencies –including the eight state banks–to present quarterly reports.