EghtesadOnline: Awide range of factors have hindered the growth of Iran’s mining sector, including the government dominance, the small share of private sector, lack of consistent policies and sanctions, the deputy head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture said.
EghtesadOnline: The United States’ special representative for Iran claimed on Thursday that a pressure campaign of sanctions targeting Iran would persist into the administration of Joe Biden, even as the president-elect has pledged to potentially return America to Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
EghtesadOnline: Low-income households living in rural areas bear the brunt of US sanctions while high-income families living in both urban and rural areas reaped the benefits of international sanctions’ removal.
EghtesadOnline: China lambasted the United States for “peddling arms” and “interfering” in the domestic affairs of other countries in the wake of Washington’s threat that it will impose sanctions on any country that trades arms with Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Abdolnasser Hemmati, said Thursday that the new US sanctions against Iranian banks are yet another blow to the few remaining channels to pay for food and medicine, describing the move as another political stunt.
EghtesadOnline: In March 2020, Iran became the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic outside China.
EghtesadOnline: Switzerland’s Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said Bern continues to stand by Tehran to help it address the economic challenges arising from the United States’ tough sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: The US attempt to use the mechanism foreseen in the 2015 nuclear deal to return all global sanctions on Tehran is "illegal" and "unacceptable", the Iranian foreign minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Tehran Ryu Jeong-hyun has explained the mechanisms established by Seoul for conducting humanitarian trade with Iran amid the United States’ sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the United States’ sanctions cannot be overcome by surrendering to Washington, but through strong reliance on domestic capabilities.