EghtesadOnline: The government’s budget deficit (the excess of spending over revenue) is estimated to reach 3,190 trillion rials ($12.26 billion) as per the budget bill of next fiscal year (March 2021-22), i.e. five times the projected figure of the current year, says top advisor to the president of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture and former official with Industries Ministry.
EghtesadOnline: Close to 4.5 million hectares have so far gone under wheat cultivation this year, more than 1.27 million hectares of which are irrigated and 3.21 million hectares are rain-fed, showing a 7.4% and 3.7% increase respectively compared with the similar period of last year, according to the manager of the Agriculture Ministry’s “Wheat Project”.
EghtesadOnline: The ministries of agriculture and industries have reached an agreement to ban chicken exports to boost supply in the domestic market and help keep prices in check.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 90,000 tons of bananas were produced in Iran on 4,881 hectares in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), the director general of Agriculture Ministry’s Tropical and Subtropical Fruits Bureau said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 120 trillion rials ($428 million) have been invested in the mechanization of different fields of agriculture since President Hassan Rouhani first took office in August 2013, according to the head of Agricultural Mechanization Expansion Center affiliated to the Agriculture Ministry.
EghtesadOnline: The Education and Human Resources Institute, affiliated with the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, is scheduled to hold two specialized courses, one on export, and the other on key import factors, as well as an online workshop on negotiation techniques in autumn.
EghtesadOnline: The “National Export Day” ceremony, held every year on Oct. 20, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, reads a notice jointly released by Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, and the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 550,000 hectares of farmlands are estimated to have gone under oilseed cultivation in the current crop year (Sept. 2020-21) to yield close to 900,000 tons of different oilseeds, registering a 50% year-on-year increase, according to director of the Agriculture Ministry’s “National Oilseed Project”.
EghtesadOnline: The Education and Human Resources Institute, affiliated with the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, is scheduled to hold three specialized courses on trade regulations, Excel and sales management during a market slump.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 5 million tons of sugarbeet are estimated to be produced from spring cultivation carried out on 99,000 hectares of plantations across the country, according to the manager of "Sugarbeet Project" under the aegis of Agriculture Ministry.