EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Corruption Perceptions Index dropped by two points in 2019 to score 26 out of 100, according to a report by the global graft monitor Transparency International.
EghtesadOnline: The Tehran government’s protestations about fuel smuggling from the eastern and southern borders have become a permanent feature. So has the inability and unwillingness of those in charge to put an end to this wholesale corruption inflicting colossal economic loss for too many years.
EghtesadOnline: Iran would have to pay a heavy price if it fails to implement standards set by the global anti-money laundering watchdog, says an expert on international affairs, who believes that the Islamic Republic should serve as an example for other countries in combating corruption.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture hosted the Fifth Anti-Corruption Congress in Tehran on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture is scheduled to host the Fifth Anti-Corruption Conference at Tehran’s IRIB International Conference Center on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: The decision to sell gasoline at two rates is a breeding ground for corruption, head of the Iran Gas Station Owners Union’s board of trustees said.
EghtesadOnline: The regulated foreign exchange market can and should help in stabilizing foreign exchange rates and in the process eliminate rent-seeking and corruption because trade will be conducted in an open and transparent environment.
EghtesadOnline: Rationing of essential goods is a less corruption-inducing approach in the current economic situation facing Iran, says Mostafa Hashemitaba, a veteran politician who served as industries minister for three years during the 1980-88 Iraq-imposed war.
EghtesadOnline: Further to its persistent calls for transparency and doing away with the controversial subsidy schemes, Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agricultures called on the government to unify the multiple currency rates, which it said has created a hotbed for corruption and rent-seeking.
EghtesadOnline: Business leaders and private stakeholders on Sunday convened at the fourth anti-corruption conference as part of their effort to promote transparency and their long-time desire for a level playing field.