EghtesadOnline: Sincere stakeholders, in the anti-FATF camp in Tehran, say now is not the time to embrace the Financial Action Task Force rules. Their argument is premised on the reality that the country is saddled with tough US sanctions and that the limited foreign trade and transactions would be jeopardized by the watchdog’s oversight.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi who has traveled to Beijing is set to hold a session with top Chinese diplomats on Sunday to discuss the agenda for the upcoming meeting of the 2015 nuclear deal's Joint Commission.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 2,654 hectares of greenhouses were constructed and 539 hectares were renovated in Iran in the last Iranian year (March 2018-19).
EghtesadOnline: Iran is committed to the Economic Cooperation Organization and its programs and projects, the top Iranian diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand said taxing bank account earnings is not on the agenda and denied rumors that the government may do so as part of its efforts to increase non-oil revenues.
EghtesadOnline: It is essential for Iran to expand relations with neighboring Afghanistan due to its enormous trade potential that can help bolster the country's economy, an Iranian diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry has 1360 water, power and wastewater projects in South Khorasan Province that have registered average progress of 40%, the energy minister said Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: The Iran Mercantile Exchange intends to diversify the market by offering a variety of trading instruments in the new fiscal that started on March 21, the CEO said.
EghtesadOnline: The Financial Action Task Force, the global anti-money laundering body, convenes on Sunday with a to-do-list which includes evaluating the progress by Iran in fulfilling its Action Plan to reduce its AML risk.
EghtesadOnline: T he Energy Ministry’s Niroo Research Institute and MAPNA Group have manufactured a 2-megawatt wind turbine transformer, which will be operated in Abhar, Zanjan Province.