EghtesadOnline: Government policy to sell stakes in state-run companies will continue to generate revenue for the next fiscal budget (March 2021-22), head of the Plan and Budget Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: A 4-5% decline in the production sector’s tax rates has been envisioned in the next fiscal year's budget (March 2021-22).
EghtesadOnline: The Plan and Budget Organization held the first meeting of the so-called Headquarters for the Fiscal 2021-22 Budget on Saturday evening.
EghtesadOnline: The governor of Central Bank of Iran has backed a government crude oil presale plan of action for domestic buyers, saying that it is one of the few government options to fund the budget deficit in a “healthy” manner.
EghtesadOnline: The government earned 160 trillion rials ($695 million) by selling its shares in state companies via the stock market -- a figure far beyond initial projection in the fiscal budget (March 2020-21).
EghtesadOnline: The government has allocated 2 trillion rials ($8.5 million) for the completion of Qazvin-Zanjan double-tracking rail project, the head of Plan and Budget Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran says the coronavirus pandemic, deepening budget deficit and disruption in foreign trade are largely responsible for pushing up consumer prices in recent months.
EghtesadOnline: The government sold 44 trillion rials ($191 million) in bonds at the weekly auction on Tuesday. So far it has generated 464 trillion rials ($2 billion) in nine auctions that have been set up to help plug budget deficits.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Social Security Organization’s budget for the current fiscal year (March 2020-21) is at 1,700 trillion rials ($7.65 billion), which will be financed through capital gains and employment insurance premiums, says Morteza Lotfi, a board member of the organization.
EghtesadOnline: Islamic bonds worth 61.7 trillion rials ($287 million) were sold during the weekly bond auction on Tuesday. The auctions are in line with the government’s efforts to access funds for fixing its budget deficit.