EghtesadOnline: The average annual inflation gap measured by the Statistical Center of Iran among income deciles stood at 2% in the eighth Iranian month (Oct. 23-Nov. 21), indicating a 0.2 percentage point decline compared with the previous month’s 2.2%.
EghtesadOnline: Based on a multilateral agreement signed by the ministries of industries and science and the General Staff of Armed Forces, a nationwide scheme has been launched to boost domestic production and sustainable employment.
EghtesadOnline: Saudi Aramco’s trading arm bought 70,000 tons of naphtha from Indian Oil Corp on Friday at premiums not seen since 2013 as it seeks to plug a supply gap following Sept. 14 attacks on its facilities, trade sources said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Gini Index was at 0.4093 in the last fiscal year (March 2018-19), indicating that the gap between the rich and the poor increased by 0.0112 points or 2.8% compared with the year before (March 2017-18).
EghtesadOnline: The foreign exchange rate in Integrated Forex Deals System (Persian acronym for Nima) has been hiked in recent months to come closer to the rates quoted on the Sana website that reports the average exchange rates from the exchange bureaus, according to a report by the Department of Economic Reviews of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture.
EghtesadOnline: The gap between unemployment rates for Iranian provinces was the highest in the fiscal 2016-17 and lowest in 2014-15 over the seven years reviewed by the Statistics and Strategic Information Center of the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare during 2011-18.
EghtesadOnline: Workers’ representative in the Supreme Labor Council, Ali Khodaei, put forward three main demands in a meeting with the newly-appointed Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Mohammad Shariatmadari earlier this week.
EghtesadOnline: The inflation gap measured by the Statistical Center of Iran between the first income decile (those with the lowest income) and the 10th decile (those with the highest income) increased 0.2% to reach 1.6% in the Iranian month Mehr (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) compared with the previous month’s 0.6%.