EghtesadOnline: The Central Insurance of Iran, the regulatory body of the sector, has signed an agreement with the Iran National Innovation Fund and the Iran Biotech Development Council to launch a fund for boosting investments in insurance startups.
EghtesadOnline: Plans are underway to launch standard salaf contracts for low-cost housing projects, head of the Ministry of Road's Housing Economy Department said.
EghtesadOnline: Plans to offer financial aid to people hit by the Covid-19 outbreak will be funded from resources other than the Central Bank of Iran, the bank’s governor said.
EghtesadOnline: The Export Guarantee Fund of Iran is planning to open 21 offices in the provinces to help address exporters’ increasing demand for guarantees.
EghtesadOnline: Trade in exchange-traded fund that holds government shares in three banks and two insurance companies commenced on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian exporters’ difficulties in getting paid by their foreign buyers is a major risk to their business, says the managing director of Export Guarantee Fund of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 12,860 billion rials ($75 million) have been deposited into the Social Security Organization’s Unemployment Insurance Fund, according to the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare.
EghtesadOnline: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has increased its Emergency Technical Cooperation project (TCP) to help battle swarms of the desert locust by an additional $200,000.
EghtesadOnline: Iran will receive $50 million from the World Bank to help the health sector cope with the coronavirus pandemic, a deputy health minister said.
EghtesadOnline: OPEC Fund for International Development has approved $500,000 in emergency grant to purchase and distribute medical equipment needed for combating COVID-19 in Iran.