EghtesadOnline: Critics of President Hassan Rouhani have argued that the rise in imports over the past few years has thwarted the realization of what they call a self-sustained, self-sufficient economy.
EghtesadOnline: Iran imported close to 29.3 million tons of intermediate goods worth more than $28.02 billion in the last Iranian year that ended on March 20, 2017, according to the latest report released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: With around $43.7 billion, consumer goods accounted for 14% of Iran’s total imports over the last fiscal year that ended on March 20, 2017, the head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: Each ton of imports costs Iran $237 less on average since the landmark nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, between Iran and world powers came into effect last January, the Statistical Center of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: Industry, Mining and Trade minister announced on Wednesday that his ministry is preparing a list of goods produced in Iran to the extent that meets or exceeds the country's needs, in order that their imports will be curbed.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's exports have overtaken imports after 63 years and this is one of the achievements of the Economy of Resistance, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: Industrial exports grew 13.66% in the third quarter of the current Iranian year (Sept. 22-Dec. 20, 2016) compared with the same period of last year, but fell 6.33% over the second quarter, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.
EghtesadOnline: Close to 60% of Iran’s imports come from five countries.
EghtesadOnline: About 80% of Iran’s imports of basic commodities are carried out at Imam Khomeini Port in the southern Khuzestan Province, managing director of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran, Mohammad Saeednejad, said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s non-oil foreign trade during the nine months of the current Iranian year (started March 20) stood at $63.12 billion.