EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government is seeking to develop the domestic bond market under the Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2017-22).
EghtesadOnline: As per the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2017-22), Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (aka Tavanir) has been obliged to boost the country's electricity trade with its neighbors on northwestern, western and eastern borders, a deputy manager of the company said.
EghtesadOnline: For the first time since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, the government has allocated up to 3.5 trillion rials ($87.5 million) out of revenues earned from value added tax for the development of nomadic regions as per the Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2017-22), the head of the Iranian Nomad Organization, Karamali Qandali, has announced.
EghtesadOnline: In line with the goals of Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2017-22), a $100 million capital increase in Investment Guarantee Fund for small- and medium-sized enterprises will be considered in next year’s annual budget, the fund’s managing director announced.
EghtesadOnline: Iran will be self-sufficient in the production of tobacco in five years. This is what the designers of Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2017-22) have envisioned, but the plan seems unlikely to transpire given the sorry state of Iran’s tobacco industry.
EghtesadOnline: According to Article 28 of the Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2017-2022), the government’s current spending should reduce by 5% by the end of the next fiscal year (March 2019), the head of Planning and Budget Organization of Iran said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Women will hold 30% of executive positions and top officials will become eight years younger by the end of the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2017-22), Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Head of the Plan, Budget and Audit Committee of Majlis (Parliament) Hadi Qavami says 60-billion-dollar investment is to be annually absorbed in the course of the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2016-21).
EghtesadOnline: Urea production capacity is expected to rise nearly three times from current levels by the end of the sixth five-year economic development plan (2017-22).
EghtesadOnline: Members of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture’s Agriculture, Water and Food Industries Commission examined the goals of the sixth five-year development plan (2017-22) for the food sector.