EghtesadOnline: The pattern of procrastination by automakers and the influence of their strong lobbies notwithstanding, the Department of Environment insists on its stance that car companies must start making advanced engines compliant with Euro 5 emissions standards, the DoE head said.
EghtesadOnline: Aregulation that mandates standards for honey production will come into effect in the current Iranian year (started March 20), in collaboration with the Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran, according to the executive of the Agriculture Ministry’s “Apiculture Expansion Project”.
EghtesadOnline: The government needs to continue efforts to pass the laws related to the standards of the Financial Action Task Force after the global watchdog placed Iran on its blacklist, an expert said.
EghtesadOnline: Non-compliance with the requirements of the Financial Action Task Force could result in the closure of all Iranian bank accounts around the world, including individuals and embassies, an expert on international relations said, citing comments by officials in the Foreign Ministry’s Economic Department.
EghtesadOnline: With the final call by the global anti-money laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force, on Iran coming to a head, a group of MPs are preparing a letter to the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, to convey their concerns about the consequences of non-compliance with FATF standards.
EghtesadOnline: Iran would have to pay a heavy price if it fails to implement standards set by the global anti-money laundering watchdog, says an expert on international affairs, who believes that the Islamic Republic should serve as an example for other countries in combating corruption.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's refusal to implement standards set by the global anti-money laundering watchdog will only play into the hands of the United States that is seeking further pretexts to build up pressure on Tehran, a political analyst said.
EghtesadOnline: Time is running out for Tehran to meet the deadline set by the Financial Action Task Force to comply with the standards of the global anti-money laundering watchdog or face the consequences.
EghtesadOnline: Implementing standards set by the global anti-money laundering watchdog can help improve Iran’s economic conditions and financial transparency, says an expert, who believes that introducing the required reforms is not a top priority for decision-making authorities.
EghtesadOnline: Lavan Oil Refinery has started producing gasoline compliant with Euro-5 standards, the managing director said.