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.
EghtesadOnline: Top representatives of Iran’s private sector met with Alexander Fedulov, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's country representative in Iran, to discuss ways of boosting cooperation for combating corruption in the country.
EghtesadOnline: A member of the Majlis Industries and Mines Commission, Vali Maleki, has presented a report on ingrained corruption in car imports that confirms at least 6,481 cars were brought into Iran illegally in the last six months of 2017.
EghtesadOnline: Parliamentarians have reviewed and passed a majority of articles concerning a bill that envisions the establishment of a new specialized organization for combating economic corruption.
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: Upholding the rule of law is high on the government's agenda to prevent corruption from spreading in the society, the first vice president said.
President Hassan Rouhani on Monday vowed to fight corruption in administrative and economic systems in the country.