EghtesadOnline: A top Afghan authority has called on Iranian officials to cooperate with the South Asian government and support its peace process to ensure sustainable stability in that war-torn country and the region.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Sunday announced the automatic termination of the United Nations’ arms restrictions and travel ban on Iran as of October 18 in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 2231.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s agricultural exports in the first half of the current fiscal year (March 20-Sept. 21) increased by 12.2% despite the coronavirus outbreak, says an official with the Islamic Republic of Iran's Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: The International Monetary Fund expects the inflation rate in Iran to remain at around 30% in 2021 as in this year.
EghtesadOnline: A total of $7 million worth of unfinished leather and wet-blue (processed raw hide before turning into finished leather) were exported from Iran during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Aug. 21), according to the head of Hide and Wet-Blue Producers and Exporters Union, who doubles as the head of Iran's Export Confederation.
EghtesadOnline: The 130-kilometer-long Khaf-Herat railroad connecting Iran and Afghanistan has high potential for transit to the eastern neighboring country, according to the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union traded a total of about $2.8 billion worth of goods between October 27, 2019, when a preferential trade agreement came into effect between the two sides, and Aug. 21, 2020, according to Elham Hajikarimi, secretary of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran's Eurasia Affairs Bureau.
EghtesadOnline: An estimated 880 million cubic meters of gas will be injected into the Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT) per day in winter (Dec 21, 2020 and March 20, 2021) to meet projected rise in winter demand, head of the National Iranian Gas Company Dispatching Department said.
EghtesadOnline: Passenger rail services have experienced an 80% nosedive during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21), inflicting 14 trillion rials ($44.2 million) in losses to the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways and other rail transportation companies, according to the head of IRIR.
EghtesadOnline: The International Monetary Fund expects the unemployment rate in Iran to rise from 12.2% in 2020 to 12.4% in 2021.