EghtesadOnline: Container loading for exports from the southern Shahid Rajaee Port of Iran stood at 253,308 TEUs during the current Iranian year’s first seven months (March 21-Oct. 22), registering an 11% growth compared with the similar period of last year, according to the director general of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organization.
EghtesadOnline: Iran currently produces close to 250 million pairs of shoes per year, while the production capacity stands at nearly 500 million pairs, according to the head of Iranian Guild Association of Shoe Producers.
EghtesadOnline: The average annual inflation in Iran has broken a 12-month rising streak in the fiscal month ending Oct. 22.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran in an edict to banks announced caps for working capital loans.
EghtesadOnline: The construction of a port project in the Iranian city of Chabahar has been gaining increased attention as a potential global trading hub and an arena for geopolitical competition.
EghtesadOnline: In a directive addressed to transportation companies and businesspeople, the Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization, affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, has banned Iranian freight forwarders from entering the Karabakh region and the city of Lachin through Armenia.
EghtesadOnline: Local banks have collectively paid 198.9 billion rials ($718 million) in loans to 857 knowledge-based companies and startups in the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22).
EghtesadOnline: Iran's apparent steel usage decreased in the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22) compared with last year's corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: The volume of natural gas consumed by 67 petrochemical companies in Iran is negligible compared to the industry’s revenue-generating potential.
EghtesadOnline: Weekly per capita milk consumption among Iranians ages 15 and above stood at 2.98 glasses in the year ending March 20, 2021, findings of the Statistical Center of Iran’s survey show.