EghtesadOnline: In separate letters to First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, the head of Plan and Budget Organization, Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi and Vice President for Economic Affairs Mohammad Nahavandian and Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi has called for financial support to the arts and cultural sector amid the losses caused by the new coronavirus.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 118.18 trillion rials ($872.17 million) have been allocated for the transportation sector in the next fiscal year's (March 2020-21) budget bill, of which 95.3% will be spent on development projects and 4.7% on operating expenses.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Chamber of Cooperatives has measured the purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for the country’s real-estate and construction sectors, known by the Farsi acronym Shamekh, for the 10th month of the current Iranian year (ended Jan. 20).
EghtesadOnline: Iran will have produced $215 million worth of catalysts for the petrochemical industry by 2022, managing director of the Petrochemical Research and Technology Company said.
EghtesadOnline: In the Iranian years ending March 2018 and March 2019, the Health Ministry did not receive a penny of its 50% share in cigarette tax revenues, the head of the National Tobacco Control Secretariat of the ministry said.
EghtesadOnline: The glut of shopping malls across some districts of the Iranian capital city over the past few years has practically ended in deadlock for retailers, such that even food courts and movie theaters fail to spur sale.
EghtesadOnline: A glance at unused capacities of Iranian airports reveals that the share of air transportation can reach 40-45 million passengers per year with the renewal of the country's short-, medium- and long-range fleet.
EghtesadOnline: To help promote competition, those who build green power stations are not obliged to use locally-produced parts and equipment.