EghtesadOnline: The government plans to resume offering its remaining shares in state-owned companies after making some changes governing divestiture of state properties to private firms, the economy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: The Plan and Budget Organization of Iran will submit the budget plan of state-run companies in the next fiscal year (March 2020-21) to the parliament on Nov. 6 and that of government public spending a month later, on Dec. 6, said the head of PBO, Mohammad Baqer Nobakht.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Economy will issue Islamic financial securities worth 380 trillion rials ($3.3 billion) to partly compensate the budget deficit for the current fiscal year (March 2019-20).
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government has agreed to invest 26 trillion rials ($225 million) in Iran National Innovation Fund to support knowledge-based companies and startups.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare will initiate the identification of households belonging to the top three high-income deciles as of Sept. 23 to eliminate them from the list of cash subsidy receivers.
EghtesadOnline: After several failed attempts to divest its remaining stake in state-affiliated companies to the private sector, the government is rewriting the rules and devising new methods to facilitate the divestiture process.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran has obliged importers who use subsidized currency to sell their goods via a transparent distribution network, according to a CBI official.
EghtesadOnline: Iran will continue its negotiations with the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, but is pursuing plans based on the presumption that the talks will not produce the desired outcome, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: All market regulatory functions have been restored to the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade as per the decision taken by the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination last week, which gave rise to the opposition of parliamentarians.
EghtesadOnline: The Economic Commission of the government has agreed to set electricity prices for mining cryptocurrencies based on similar tariffs used for electricity exports.