EghtesadOnline: Iran's ICT sector will become less dependent on imports and more self-reliant by 2021, thanks to the expansion of domestic production units, the industries minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Soon after a call by President Hassan Rouhani, the Central Bank of Iran has published a report on its website that sheds light on the amount of subsidized currency allocated for importing essential goods and machinery in the first five months (March 21-August 22, 2018) of the last fiscal year.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 800,000 tons of unrefined vegetable oil were imported into Iran during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Oct. 22), registering a 10% rise compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Close to 9 million tons of essential goods were unloaded at Imam Khomeini Port located in the southern Khuzestan Province during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), which shows a 50% growth compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Following sharp price hikes and a decline in supply in Iran’s laptop and computer parts market, a specialized taskforce has been established to streamline imports.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization is not capable of purchasing heavy-duty vehicles used for the construction and repair of roads due to the 90% tariff imposed by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration on their imports, an official with RMTO said.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq will struggle to generate enough electricity unless it continues to use Iranian gas for three to four more years, the electricity minister said on Tuesday, resisting US pressure to stop the imports from its neighbor.
EghtesadOnline: China's crude oil imports from Iran rose 4.7% month on month to 926,119 bpd in July, while the US ranked as the eighth largest crude supplier as shipments surged to a 13-month high of 362,364 bpd, data made available Tuesday by China's General Administration of Customs showed.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 11 million tons of essential goods have been imported via Iranian ports in the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22), an official with Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has lifted its seasonal ban on rice imports.