EghtesadOnline: European Central Bank policymaker Robert Holzmann hopes to see the end of negative interest rates by the time his six-year term ends, he told an Austrian tabloid, praising new ECB Chief Christine Lagarde for fostering collegiality among his peers.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran will host Chairman of the Board of Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan and other top officials from the union on Dec. 1.
EghtesadOnline: As long as Iran honors its commitments to the International Atomic Energy Agency, there is absolutely no reason for concern about the appointment of a new director general whose views on cooperation with Iran are not yet clear, a political analyst said.
EghtesadOnline: Hamid Zadboum has been appointed the new head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran by Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Reza Rahmani.
EghtesadOnline: Forty percent of Iran’s economy are exempted from paying taxes, the director of Iranian National Tax Administration said.
EghtesadOnline: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world “cannot live with” a major confrontation in the Persian Gulf.
EghtesadOnline: The acting head of the United Nation's nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, was expected to arrive in Tehran on Saturday to meet senior officials.
EghtesadOnline: Another German diplomat was appointed president of the trade mechanism designed to settle trade between Iran and Europe, officially known as Instrument in Support of Trade Exchange (INSTEX).
EghtesadOnline: Iran Khodro’s (IKCO) Board of Directors appointed Deputy Industries Minister Farshad Moqimi, 43, as the automaker’s new CEO.
EghtesadOnline: European efforts to launch a payments channel to facilitate trade with Iran suffered a fresh setback on Thursday when the German former diplomat who was set to take over as the new chief of INSTEX was forced to pull out at the last moment.