EghtesadOnline: Atotal of 1.7 million tons of wheat have been imported by Iran since the beginning of the current Iranian year on March 21, registering a 113% rise compared with the similar period of last year, the Government Trading Corporation of Iran announced on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: An official believes that car import is the only solution for streamlining the current unfavorable condition in the automotive market, as he warned about the consequences of prolonging the import ban.
EghtesadOnline: Most economic experts concur that the government’s distribution of cheap dollar was a telling example of public fund misuse both regarding 25 items that were to be imported with the subsidized forex and people who were entrusted with the responsibility of importing them.
EghtesadOnline: Atotal of 13.06 million smartphones and cellphones worth $2.94 billion were imported in the current Iranian year’s first nine months (March 21-Dec. 21), registering a 42% and 117% growth in terms of number and value year-on-year respectably, according to the technical deputy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration’s Statistics Office.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran said it has made available subsidized forex ($1=42,000 rials) for medicine import upon the orders from President Ebrahim Raisi.
EghtesadOnline: The Statistical Center of Iran has reviewed changes in the prices of commodities exported from and imported to the country in the second quarter of the current fiscal year (June 22-Sept. 22).
EghtesadOnline: The government may decide to remove certain commodities from the list of imports entitled to subsidized dollar at the rate of 42,000 rials, but it is certain that wheat and medicines will remain in the list until the end of the current fiscal year (March 2022), says the head of parliament’s Budget Reform Committee, Mohsen Zanganeh.
EghtesadOnline: Iran received the first shipment of 80 live crocodiles from Malaysia on Sunday, Majid Taherpour, the director of Fisheries and Aquatic Affairs Department of Khorasan Razavi Agricultural Organization, said.
EghtesadOnline: The government will put on end to paying subsidized foreign currency to import pharmaceuticals, the health minister said.
EghtesadOnline: One hundred million doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be imported by the end of 2021 as per contracts signed with international manufacturers, Nasser Riahi, the chairman of Iranian Pharmaceutical Importers Association, told IRNA on Sunday.