EghtesadOnline: Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union have traded $2.11 billion worth of goods since Oct. 27, 2019, when the preferential trade agreement between the two sides came into effect, according to the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran is not satisfied with the snail’s pace of transactions via the oft-publicized Iran-EU trade channel, said Gholamreza Ansari, deputy foreign minister for economic affairs.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union have traded a total of 5.1 million tons of goods worth $1.78 billion from Oct. 27, 2019, when a preferential trade agreement between the two sides came into effect on April 24, 2020.
EghtesadOnline: Trade between Iran and EU member states during January-February stood at €787.66 million to register a 9.17% increase compared with the similar period of 2019, latest data provided by the European Statistical Office show.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s payment settlement network, Shaparak, processed 2.2 billion transactions during the month to January 20, down 2.24% in volume compared to the earlier month.
EghtesadOnline: The government wants to bring under closer scrutiny transactions above 50 billion rials ($375,000) conducted inside the country, head of Iranian National Tax Administration said.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani called for appropriate action on the part of all authorities to prevent a break-off in Iran's banking relations with the world, stressing that this is an issue of national interest.
EghtesadOnline: More than 3.7 billion transactions were processed via automated teller machines in the first eight months of the current fiscal year that ends in March.
EghtesadOnline: The nationwide payment settlement network, known as Shaparak, processed more than 2.25 billion payments worth 2,790.8 trillion rials ($20.98 billion based on open market currency rates in Tehran) in the last calendar month to December 21.
EghtesadOnline: Sincere stakeholders, in the anti-FATF camp in Tehran, say now is not the time to embrace the Financial Action Task Force rules. Their argument is premised on the reality that the country is saddled with tough US sanctions and that the limited foreign trade and transactions would be jeopardized by the watchdog’s oversight.