EghtesadOnline: The coronavirus pandemic has created an economic crisis “like no other” — one that is “way worse” than the 2008 global financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund’s top official said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's shipping fleet requires at least 40,000 tons of low-sulphur fuels per month to comply with the International Maritime Organization’s new regulations demanding a 0.5% global sulphur cap for marine fuels, managing director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran exported more than 300,000 tons of dates in the last fiscal year (March 2018-19) to account for 15% of global trade of the crop, according to Agriculture Ministry official.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is the world’s biggest producer of damask rose, accounting for 70% of the global production, according to the executive manager of the Agriculture Ministry's National Medicinal Plants Project.
EghtesadOnline: Iran accounts for less than 1% of the global trade of halal products, according to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution's representative in the Agriculture Ministry.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Corruption Perceptions Index dropped by two points in 2019 to score 26 out of 100, according to a report by the global graft monitor Transparency International.
EghtesadOnline: Time is running out for Tehran to meet the deadline set by the Financial Action Task Force to comply with the standards of the global anti-money laundering watchdog or face the consequences.