• Economy Minister Massoud Karbasian 2018-08-26 13:20

    Economy minister voted out over handling economy

    TEHRAN – Economy Minister Massoud Karbasian failed to secure the parliament’s vote of confidence on Sunday following an impeachment in the wake of skyrocketing prices in the country and devaluation of the local currency.

  • Imran Khan 2018-08-19 10:48

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    For Pakistan’s new PM, the biggest challenge is tottering economy

    TEHRAN - The long cherished dream of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan finally became a reality on Saturday when he was sworn in as the new prime minister of Pakistan, more than 20 years after joining active politics. It is believed to be one of the most challenging roles in world politics but Khan has appeared confident and has vowed to build the foundation of ‘Naya Pakistan’ (New Pakistan).

  • Harsh sentences await economy disruptors: Tehran prosecutor 2018-08-09 10:27

    5 to 20 years prison sentence await economy disruptors: Tehran prosecutor

    TEHRAN – Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said on Wednesday five to twenty years in prison awaits those who disrupt national economy through profiteering, hoarding and other types of financial corruption.

  • Cleric: Young and energetic people needed to manage economy 2018-07-28 09:16

    Cleric: Young and energetic people needed to manage economy

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani, Tehran’s interim Friday Prayer preacher, has called on the Rouhani administration to handle the economic problems with a unified voice.

  • VP advises foreign companies to stay put 2018-07-27 20:30

    VP advises foreign firms to avoid mistake of leaving Iran

    TEHRAN – Vice President for Economic Affairs Mohammad Nahavandian has advised foreign companies to avoid the mistake of pulling out of Iran’s market, saying Tehran will shape its cooperation with foreign companies in regard to their current decision.

  • 300 arrested for disrupting gold coin, currency markets 2018-07-23 10:12

    300 arrested for disrupting gold coin, currency markets

    TEHRAN – The police have arrested 300 individuals for their role in disrupting the gold coin and foreign currency markets, Deputy Police Chief Eskandar Momeni said on Sunday. 

  • Supreme Council for Economic Coordination tasks govt bodies to fight sanctions 2018-07-18 10:44

    Supreme Council for Economic Coordination tasks govt bodies to fight sanctions

    TEHRAN – The Supreme Council for Economic Coordination has assigned different duties to governmental bodies to fight the looming U.S. sanctions and stabilize the economy, according to a report by Mehr news agency.

  • دیدار رئیس‌جمهور و اعضای هیئت دولت با رهبر معظم انقلاب 2018-07-15 19:07

    Ayatollah Khamenei calls for boosting ties with countries in the East and West with exception of a few states like the U.S.

    Leader: Stable economic roadmap is answer to fluctuations

     TEHRAN – The Leader of the Islamic Revolution on Sunday urged the administration to prepare a “stable economic roadmap” to stop fluctuations in the business market, saying in that situation “people and economic activists will know their duty and will hurry to help the government under a sense of stability and tranquility.”

  • Reza Aref 2018-07-11 20:42

    Parliament assessing impeachment of some ministers: Aref

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Reza Aref, chairman of the pro-reform Hope faction in the parliament, said on Wednesday that the parliament is assessing the impeachment of some economic ministers, urging President Rouhani to make changes to his economic team.

  • India 2018-07-10 10:24

    India has taken a quantum jump in wrong direction, says top economist

    TEHRAN - Despite being hailed as a fastest growing economy, India has taken a “quantum jump in a wrong direction” since 2014, and because of the backward movement, it is now the second worst in the region, the world-renowned economist Amartya Sen said.

  • 122 arrested in Tehran province for disrupting economy 2018-06-30 21:09

    122 arrested in Tehran province for disrupting economy

    TEHRAN – Secretary of the commission to combat smuggling of goods and foreign currency in Tehran Province said on Saturday that 122 people have been arrested since the start of the Iranian calendar year (starting March 21) for disrupting the commodity market and currency value in Tehran.

  • Heavy sentences await economy disruptors: Iranian Judiciary 2018-06-27 20:38

    Heavy sentences await economy disruptors: Iranian Judiciary

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Mosaddegh, the deputy to Iranian prosecutor general, announced on Wednesday that heavy sentences, including death penalty and up to 20 years in prison, await those who seek to disrupt the national economy and agitate the foreign currency market.

  • India 2018-06-26 10:35

    Indian PM Modi pitches for double-digit GDP growth

    India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for targeting double-digit GDP growth rate for breaking into the $5 trillion economy club and expressed hope that India’s share in world trade will double to 3.4 percent.

  • Trade war 2018-06-24 15:50

    U.S. has delusions, says Chinese media, as trade war intensifies

    U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a “symptom of paranoid delusions” that must not distract China from its path to modernization, Chinese state media said on Friday, as the war of words intensifies between the two countries over trade.