EghtesadOnline: Productivity was expected to contribute 30% of Iran’s economic growth as per the fourth and fifth five-year development plans (2006-11 and 2011-12) respectively, the head of National Iranian Productivity Organization said on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: As the impact of the previous year’s boost in oil production and exports dissipates, Iran's overall growth rate is expected to stabilize at around 4.2%, with a larger contribution from the non-oil sector.
EghtesadOnline: Growth in population without concurrent economic growth cannot benefit the country from the so-called demographic “window of opportunity”—the period in which the working-age population is growing and the young cohort decreasing, while the old cohort is still small.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's economy grew by 4.4% in the first three quarters of the current fiscal year (March 21-Dec. 21, 2017) compared with last year's corresponding period, according to the Statistical Center of Iran's latest report released on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: The research arm of the parliament has revised upward its estimates of economic growth for the current fiscal year (March 2017-18) from the previous 4.1% to 4.6%.
EghtesadOnline: Inclusive growth is what international organizations recommend these days, and it’s hard to argue otherwise.
EghtesadOnline: The jobless rate is forecast by the Plan and Budget Organization of Iran to stand at 12.1% and economic growth to reach 5% in the current fiscal year (March 2017-18).
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s economy grew by 4.5% during the first half of the current fiscal year (March 21-Sept. 22) compared with last year’s corresponding period, the latest report released by the Central Bank of Iran announced.
EghtesadOnline: The research arm of the parliament has forecasted a 4.1% economic growth for the current fiscal year (March 2017-18) compared with last year’s 12.5%.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's economy grew by 5.6% in the first half of the current fiscal (March 21-August 22) compared to last year's corresponding period, according to the Statistical Center of Iran's latest report released on Wednesday. The SCI has put H1 growth at 6% without taking into account oil production.