EghtesadOnline: Close to 9 million tons of essential goods were unloaded at Imam Khomeini Port located in the southern Khuzestan Province during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), which shows a 50% growth compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Following sharp price hikes and a decline in supply in Iran’s laptop and computer parts market, a specialized taskforce has been established to streamline imports.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization is not capable of purchasing heavy-duty vehicles used for the construction and repair of roads due to the 90% tariff imposed by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration on their imports, an official with RMTO said.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq will struggle to generate enough electricity unless it continues to use Iranian gas for three to four more years, the electricity minister said on Tuesday, resisting US pressure to stop the imports from its neighbor.
EghtesadOnline: China's crude oil imports from Iran rose 4.7% month on month to 926,119 bpd in July, while the US ranked as the eighth largest crude supplier as shipments surged to a 13-month high of 362,364 bpd, data made available Tuesday by China's General Administration of Customs showed.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 11 million tons of essential goods have been imported via Iranian ports in the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22), an official with Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has lifted its seasonal ban on rice imports.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is the biggest importer of black chador (a full-body semicircular piece of fabric used by some Muslim women to cover the body while leaving the face uncovered) with around $100-120 million worth of purchases annually, according to a board member of Iran Textile Specialists Association.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq and Iran are neighbors: Around $25 million worth of Iranian goods enter Iraq every day. But it is not clear what will happen when a three-month US waiver that allows Baghdad to trade with Tehran expires.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s imports during the first month of the current Iranian year that ended on April 20 stood at $2.3 billion.