EghtesadOnline: Iran’s imports during the first month of the current Iranian year that ended on April 20 stood at $2.3 billion.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has banned the import of cat and dog food.
EghtesadOnline: Despite sanctions and limitations on international money transfer, Iran will import 1.1 million tons of raw vegetable oil, including those from soybean, sunflowers, palm and sesame, in the fiscal 2019-20, just as it did last year, the secretary of Iranian Vegetable Oil Industry Association said.
EghtesadOnline: The government will no longer grant subsidized foreign currency for the import of red meat, Deputy Agriculture Minister Morteza Rezaei told Fars News Agency.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 7.09 million tons of finished and semi-finished steel products were exported from Iran during the 11 months to Feb. 19 to register a 4.33% year-on-year decrease, the Iranian Steel Producers Association's latest report showed.
EghtesadOnline: Iran was the biggest importer of corn from Russia during September-February 2018-19.
EghtesadOnline: Malaysia exported 566.618 tons of palm oil products worth more than $380.58 million to Iran in 2018, which shows a 6.8% and 23.6% decline in weight and value respectively compared with the previous year.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Province accounted for almost half of the foreign exchange allocated for imported goods in the current fiscal, head of the Industry, Mine and Trade Organization of Tehran Province said.
EghtesadOnline: The acting head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran says $46 billion in foreign currency has been allocated for imports in the current fiscal. Of this $24 billion was allocated by banks and $10.5 via Nima (integrated forex rate system).
EghtesadOnline: Although China will continue to raise its liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports this year, the 2019 rise in the world’s key LNG demand growth market may not be enough to absorb all the new supply coming on stream over the next months.