• Oil & Gas Sector Most Conducive for Business

    The research arm of Iran’s Parliament has conducted a first-of-its-kind domestic investment security study, finding among other things that businesspeople active in the crude oil and natural gas sector have the highest perception of investment security among all sectors.
    The study, published on the official website of Majlis Research Center, is the first evaluation of investment security index in Iran using the opinion of business representatives. It divides its results on the basis of provinces and business sectors, and has been conducted for the final quarter of the previous fiscal year that ended on March 20, 2018.

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  • 3 CBI Officials  to Leave
    09/18/2018
    Following the recent passage of the law banning the employment of retired people in state bodies, three deputies at the Central Bank of Iran are set to leave. According to Boursepress.com, these...
  • Disaster Assistance for Farmers
    09/18/2018
    Farmers who have incurred losses from natural disasters during the Sept. 2017-18 harvest season will enjoy a three-year break in paying back their loans to banks. The Central Bank of Iran ratified...
  • Iran’s Shadow Economy in the Spotlight
    09/18/2018
    According to IMF’s latest report on “Shadow Economies Around the World: What Did We Learn...
  • Oil & Gas Sector Most Conducive for Business
    09/18/2018
    The research arm of Iran’s Parliament has conducted a first-of-its-kind domestic investment security study, finding among other things that businesspeople active in the crude oil and natural gas...
  • CBA Concerned About Forex Outflow to Iran
    09/18/2018
    The Central Bank of Afghanistan raised concerns about the increasing smuggling of US dollars to neighboring countries, especially Iran, from Afghanistan and warned that this could further impact...
  • Mineral Trade Surplus Hits $2.9b
    09/18/2018
    Iran exported more than 25.47 million tons of mineral products worth over $4.41 billion during the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22), down 9.2% in tonnage and up 12%...
  • TEDPIX Ends Mon. Trade Higher
    09/18/2018
    Tehran Stock Exchange’s main index gained 2,361.71 points or 1.52% on Monday to end trading at 158,071.9. About 4.65 billion shares valued at $95.30 million changed hands at TSE for the day....
  • Iron Ore Concentrate Up 19%
    09/17/2018
    A total of 18.42 million tons of iron ore concentrate were produced in Iran during the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-August 22) to register a 19% growth compared with last...
  • Government to Authorize Crypto Hardware Imports
    09/17/2018
    Key entities in Iran's government are preparing to officially endorse the import of hardware required to mine cryptocurrency in complementary efforts aimed at backing crypto mining to help an...
  • Construction Permits  Increase in Fiscal 2017-18
    09/17/2018
    The Statistical Center of Iran has published its latest figures concerning construction permits, showing that the number of permits issued increased both across Iran and in Tehran during the...
  • Copper Concentrate Exports Exceed $115m
    09/17/2018
    Iran exported 117,103 tons of copper concentrates worth $115.43 million during the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22). This was announced in the Islamic Republic of...
  • IRICA Bans Export of Seven More Products
    09/17/2018
    The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration has banned the export of notebooks, unprocessed and refined sugar, packaging sacks, derivative powders from milk and whey, casein, light and...
  • CBI: Q1 Growth at 1.8%
    09/17/2018
    Iran's gross domestic product in the first quarter of the current fiscal year (March 21-June 21) stood at 1,676.7 trillion rials ($12.59 billion at Sanarate.ir's Sunday exchange rate of 133,132...
  • TEDPIX Loses 2,408 Points
    09/17/2018
    Tehran Stock Exchange’s main index lost 2,408.96 points or 1.52% on Sunday to end trading at 155,710.2. About 4.96 billion shares valued at $98.46 million changed hands at TSE for the day....
  • Rial’s Slide Necessitates Bank M&A
    09/17/2018
    A senior banking official said the steep fall in the value of rial against the US dollar has strained banks’ balance sheets by dealing a blow to their capital levels.  Kouroush Parvizian, the head...
  • Call for Speedy Import of Diapers
    09/17/2018
    The Market Regulation Headquarters has called for the speedy import of diapers amid rising shortage of the product in the domestic market. The call also extends to the import of raw materials for...
  • Gov’t Struggles to Put Pharma Market in Order
    09/17/2018
    The Iranian government says it is providing subsidized foreign currency to importers and producers of medicines to prevent the rise in prices, as the value of rial has taken a nosedive.  “The...
  • 09/16/2018
    Iran’s major aluminum companies produced an aggregate of 151,691 tons of aluminum products during the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22), which indicates a 10% increase...
  • Short-Term Deposits Top Bank Maskan Resources
    09/16/2018
    Bank Maskan, the agent bank of Iran’s housing sector, has released the latest report on its resources and expenses, indicating that its customers mostly favor short-term deposits. According to a...
  • Afghan Forces Arrest 13 on Charges of Smuggling Dollars to Iran
    09/16/2018
    Afghan security forces have arrested 13 individuals in Herat Province on charges of smuggling dollars to Iran.
  • Gov’t to Tax POS Transactions
    09/16/2018
    The government will start levying taxes on business owners' transactions processed through point-of-sale devices to combat tax evasion, the head of Iran National Tax Administration announced.  "...
  • Exports by Iranian Steelmaking Heavyweights See 5% Growth
    09/16/2018
    Major Iranian steelmakers exported a total of 3.10 million tons of semi-finished and finished steel products during the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22) to register a...
  • 2 MoUs Signed to Boost Job Creation
    09/16/2018
    The Plan and Budget Organization of Iran signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare on Saturday to increase employment opportunities in the...
  • US Studying Potential Iran Sanction Waivers
    09/16/2018
    The United States is still studying possible waivers of sanctions against countries or businesses that...
  • Support for New CBI Measures
    09/16/2018
    Former governor of the Central Bank of Iran, Tahmasb Mazaheri, has welcomed the action taken by CBI in establishing the Secondary Forex Market, adding that by doing this, the bank has accepted the...

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