EghtesadOnline: The shortage of foreign currency for importing raw materials is the biggest challenge facing Iranian industries.
EghtesadOnline: Gold and foreign currency in Tehran posted strong gains in post-holiday trading on Saturday jumping to record highs.
EghtesadOnline: The rising tide of foreign currency rates against the rial paused on Saturday after soaring to record highs last week. The slide extended to the bullion market.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran on Wednesday temporarily suspended allocation of $2,200 or equivalent in foreign currency at relatively less rates to the people after price arbitrage with the free market caused new problems.
EghtesadOnline: After a concerning pattern of hikes in the price of gold and foreign currency in Tehran, both assets registered decline in Monday trade.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign currency and gold coin prices increased in Tehran on Wednesday ostensibly influenced by the upcoming meeting of Financial Action Task Force on Feb 21.
EghtesadOnline: The government has discontinued the allocation of subsidized foreign currency for the import of eyed eggs, the head of Iran Fisheries Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran has made available $4 billion in foreign currency to importers of medicine and medical equipment in the last ten months.
EghtesadOnline: The government will no longer allocate subsidized foreign currency for sugar import, as per the letter forwarded to the Central Bank of Iran by the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade.
EghtesadOnline: Governor of the Central Bank of Iran says the government is opposed to the repatriation of export earnings in rial as it would weaken the economy.