EghtesadOnline: With oil prices in freefall and the coronavirus spreading like wildfire, the government will get more and more worked up this year than the last, especially because of the fiscal burden imposed by sanctions and the decline in oil sales.
EghtesadOnline: In its latest report, Majlis Research Center, the influential research arm of the Iranian Parliament, has singled out a set of potential deterrents to poverty reduction in Iran’s economy.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's decision to add a Washington-based think tank to its list of sanctioned entities for promoting "economic terrorism" against Tehran has drawn an angry reaction from the US administration.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Research Center says a parliamentary bill wanting to scrap the US currency from Iran’s overseas transactions would further add to the already detrimental effects of US sanctions targeting Iran’s economy.
EghtesadOnline: The Institute for Trade Studies and Research, the research arm of the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade, has conducted a study of the industrial sector role in the economy over the span of five-year economic development plans after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
EghtesadOnline: Share of the National Development Fund of Iran from the export of oil and natural gas derivatives are estimated in next year’s budget bill (March 2019-20) at $6.7 billion.
EghtesadOnline: The Washington DC-based think tank, Heritage Foundation, released their annual Index of Economic Freedom for 2019 on Wednesday, which shows Iran gaining a higher score compared with the year before.
EghtesadOnline: The performance of Iran’s real economy was weaker than expected in the first half of the current fiscal year (March 21-Sept. 22, 2018), a report by the research arm of Iranian Parliament reads.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Research Center, the parliament’s research arm, has taken a dim view of the preferential forex rate policy of the government in the past months and warned about the perpetuation of failed tried and tested policies in the coming year as seen in the proposed 2019-20 budget bill.
EghtesadOnline: Forecasting the future of the oil market is crucial, especially for countries where oil export is the lifeblood of the economy and budgets are constructed, deconstructed and reconstructed depending on crude price and production.