EghtesadOnline: The government has discontinued the allocation of subsidized foreign currency for the import of eyed eggs, the head of Iran Fisheries Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: The government will no longer allocate subsidized foreign currency for sugar import, as per the letter forwarded to the Central Bank of Iran by the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government’s policy of granting subsidized foreign currency at the rate of 42,000 rials per US dollar to import pharmaceuticals and medical equipment is distorting the economic process and its furtherance will prove counterproductive, as it will impede the development of the industry.
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: The rise in the retail prices of goods that used the government’s subsidized foreign currency at a rate of 42,000 rials per US dollar (about three times cheaper than the market rate) was no less than in other consumer goods.