EghtesadOnline: Dismissing allegations by former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over mismanagement in the energy sector, the Oil Ministry said despite difficulties created due to the new US economic sanctions, revenues from oil exports have been received by the treasury.
EghtesadOnline: The ease with which some state-built homes collapsed in Sunday’s earthquake in western Iran showed corrupt practices when they were constructed, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday in a sentiment shared by many ordinary Iranians.
EghtesadOnline: A top Iranian state audit agency says it has found the country’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad responsible for causing as much as $1.1 billion in damages to national wealth through imports of unauthorized gasoline as well as unsettled sales of hydrocarbon products to domestic clients.
EghtesadOnline: Around 30% of sugar cube factories went out of business under the two-term administration (2005-13) of former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, following the decision to remove import tariffs.
EghtesadOnline: A close look at Iran’s non-oil trade during the first presidential term of Hassan Rouhani (August 2013-17) shows that the country’s “non-oil trade” deficit has noticeably shrunk during the four-year period, as it went down from $90 billion under former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2009-13), to $9.6 billion under Rouhani.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s trade with China has seen a 70% growth under the current Iranian government compared to the previous one, rising from $45 billion during the four years in office of former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s administration to over $76 billion since incumbent President Hassan Rouhani took office in August 2013.
EghtesadOnline: Changes in Iranians' purchasing power have been assessed between the fiscal March 2009-10 and March 2013-14, the first and final year of former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's term in office, as well as between March 2013-14 and March 2016-16, the first and third year of incumbent President Hassan Rouhani's tenure respectively.
EghtesadOnline: The two-term government of former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, was responsible for a whopping surge in home prices throughout the country, the head of Tehran Association of Builders said.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Judiciary spokesman says lawsuits filed against the country’s former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and his vice president, Hamid Baqaei, with regard to administrative violations are open and no final verdicts have been still given on them.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will seek a second term, ending weeks of speculation by joining an election field with hardline stalwarts including his predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and leading cleric Ebrahim Raisi, who’s seen as his most credible challenger.