Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

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  • FATF 2019-02-26 20:45

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Contentious case of FATF membership

    The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday extended the suspension of countermeasures against Iran for another four months, until June, recognizing the country's efforts in meeting its Action Plan.

  • From left, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas launch the long-awaited special vehicle for Iran trade in Bucharest, Romania, on Jan. 31. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images) 2019-02-01 22:13

    BY Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    SPV: A European mechanism to struggle U.S., gain economic autonomy

    In their joint statement on that last day of January, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt introduced the SPV (a special purpose vehicle) also called INSTEX (Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges), the financial mechanism which enables Iran to keep doing business with the rest of the world despite the draconian financial sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.

  • exports 2019-01-23 21:12

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Will phoenix rise from the ashes?

    Iran has experienced an unprecedented devaluation of its currency, rial, during the current Iranian calendar year 1397, which is going to end on March 20, 2019.

  • Crypto-rial 2019-01-16 19:05

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Getting around sanctions with crypto-rial

    In April 2018, the Central Bank of Iran banned domestic banks and people from dealing in foreign cryptocurrency because of money laundering and financing risks.

  • Rial 2019-01-08 20:32

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Currency reconversion not a turning point in economic reformation

    One of Iran’s main economic policies, under the framework of the sixth five-year development plan, is modification of banking system and reformation of monetary policies, moving forward toward which the Rouhani administration put forward the plan to shift the national currency from Rial to Toman earlier in December 2016 by eliminating specific number of zeroes.

  • Iran-Germany 2018-11-25 19:56

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran, Germany kick off co-op on energy efficiency market

    TEHRAN- The opening ceremony of cooperation between Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology of Iran and the Federal Ministry for the Environment and Nature Conservation on low carbon economy and implementation of integrated energy efficiency market was held in Parsian Evin Hotel in Tehran on November 21.

  • IRENEX 2018-10-31 20:12

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    IRENEX to overcome U.S. petroleum sanctions?

    Last Sunday on October 28, just few days before new U.S. sanctions on petroleum sector take effect (November 4, 2018), National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) could sell some 280,000 barrels of crude oil at $74.85 per barrel on the first day of offering crude oil for export at the international ring of Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX). With the daily supply value of one million barrel per day, the market wrapped up by selling eight 35,000-barel-cargos of oil on the day.

  • forex market 2018-10-05 20:44

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Reactions to rial rally

    Simultaneous with the decrease in foreign exchange rates and regain of rial, commencing as of Monday evening, other markets including gold, mobile phone and auto have shown a green light to the prices decline.

  • forex market 2018-10-02 21:01

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    After repeated record lows, rial recovers unexpectedly

    Following government’s Saturday measure to grant authority to the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) to interfere in the foreign exchange market in defense of the rial, the Iranian currency started to regain incrementally.

  • Capital market 2018-09-17 21:57

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Capital market unfazed by economic problems

    TEHRAN- Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)’s main index (TEDPIX) gained 3,058.12 points or 1.97% on Saturday to end trading at 158,119.2. About 4.16 billion shares valued at $120.88 million changed hands at TSE for the day. The index added 3,000 points to reach 158,000.

  • Director General at Intellectual Property Center of Iran Mohammad Hassan Kiani (1st R), Ambassador of Denmark Danny Annan (2nd R) and Director General at Danish Patent and Trademark Office Sune Stampe Sorensen (1st L) attending the inauguration ceremony of Iran-Denmark cooperation on IP right 2018-09-05 21:16

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran, Denmark initiate IP rights co-op

    The Iranian Intellectual Property Center and the Danish Patent and Trademark Office inaugurated their three-year close cooperation within the area of intellectual property (IP) rights on Tuesday in a bid to make a closer tie between Iran and Denmark on protection of IP in Iran, to ease attract foreign investments into the Asian country and also improve commercial conditions for foreign as well as Iranian companies in Iran.

  • Currency 2018-08-04 09:06

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Market looking forward to CBI foreign currency package

    The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) launched a secondary currency market on July 3, 2018, in a bid to renovate its foreign currency system, reign the currency rates, reinforce exports, improve cooperation with foreign currency exchange shops, and to ease a dollar shortage ahead of the new turn of U.S. sanctions.

  • SCO 2018-06-18 10:27

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran at SCO: Role, achievements, and goals

    Nearly a month after the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), leaders from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) met in Qingdao, China, to set the roadmap for the future.

  • steel tariffs 2018-06-02 21:52

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    U.S.-EU economic wrangling may trigger security disputes: expert

    Europe to look for alternative political and economic partners such as China or even Russia.

    Davoud Abbasi, Editor-in-Chief of the Italian radio at IRIB, tells the Tehran Times that the trade war that the U.S. has launched against the European Union may trigger “security” disputes in the long-run if the sides fail to reach a compromise.

  • Poland 2018-05-25 19:45

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran, Poland have potential to benefit from complementary markets: envoy

    TEHRAN- Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Jaroslaw Marcin Domanski believes that Iran and Poland have complementary markets and strong potentials to strengthen mutual economic relations.

  • Khaghani-Cook 2018-05-22 21:31

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Gas first – energy for peace

    When history is written, then President Trump's decision on 8th May to abandon the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement with Iran may well be seen as a historic turning point.

  • Jokar 2018-05-11 21:10

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Expert: Non-European trade partners better for Iran

    TEHRAN - European countries have been looking to increase trade ties with Iran since the 5+1 countries and Iran struck a nuclear deal according to which Tehran agreed to limit its nuclear activities in exchange for termination of most economic sanctions.

  • dollar 2018-04-21 19:45

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Currency rate policies & foreign trade

    Iranian government, as top officials have announced, is on the process of renovating its foreign currency system via managing domestic foreign currency market, reigning the currency rates, improving cooperation with exchange shops, and reinforcing exports.

  • Forex market 2018-04-11 11:42

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Taming the runaway forex market

    When rial finished its four-month decline sliding to a record low of 60,000 rials against the dollar on Monday from 43,000 rials in early January, the administration eventually made the long-waited serious decision to curb the rampant foreign exchange market by unifying the official and open market exchange rates.

  • foreign currency 2018-04-08 21:08

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Foreign currency jump rears ugly head in domestic production, exports

    The new Iranian year, which began on March 21, has been named by Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei as the year of “Support for Iranian Products”. In general, supporting national products is expected to improve the level of Iran’s exports, however, regarding the current conditions at domestic foreign exchange market, puts the idea under some disputations.

  • Economy 2018-04-02 15:16

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Economy in a nutshell: key points, future plans

    At the threshold of a new year, some of major economic indices of the ending year and the major plans for the upcoming one will be reviewed here.

  • Forex market 2018-03-10 20:19

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Dollar in doldrums

    Iranians have been dealing with an ever-increasing devaluation of the rial since the beginning of the present Iranian calendar (March 21, 2017) but the major and unexpected depreciation occurred almost a month ago, in mid-February, when is supposed to be the biggest crackdown on foreign exchanges in six years.

  • Telegram 2018-01-02 19:55

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Filtered apps suffocate domestic businesses

    Following the social unrest across Iran, starting on Thursday, the government started blocking access to social networks and messaging apps including Telegram and Instagram, while some controls were also put on Iranians’ access to the Internet.

  • market 2017-12-31 22:13

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Official statistical figures vs. Iranians’ economic conditions

    According to the latest report released by the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), in the first half of the current fiscal year (March 21-September 22), the country’s economy grew by 5.6 percent, while the figure, without taking into account oil production, stood at 6 percent, compared to last year's corresponding period. The state-run body also put the inflation rate for the 12-month period ended on the last day of the ninth Iranian calendar month of Azar (December 21) at 8 percent, compared to the same period in the preceding year.

  • WIPO 2017-12-17 21:09

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    WIPO encourages innovation, transparency

    SINGAPORE - The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations (UN) that encourages individuals and businesses to innovate and create through a balanced international intellectual property (IP) system, held a two-day seminar under the title of “Intellectual Property is Big News: Regional Seminar for Journalists” on December 11 and 12 in its office in Singapore.

  • Bitcoin 2017-12-08 20:32

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Bitcoin in Iran awaiting CBI decision

    Bitcoin, the digital currency that has dominated headlines in recent weeks, continued its march higher as it broke for the first time ever above $17,000 on Thursday.

  • Intellectual Property 2017-11-25 20:28

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran towards renewing intellectual property rights

    Iran has a specific focus on increasing economic growth rate and seeks the target via reducing its reliance on oil revenues, as well as fostering a knowledge-based economy which is believed to have a high positive impact on increasing domestic production.

  • Rastad 2017-11-01 20:35

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Loading, unloading at Iranian ports up 16% in 7 months: PMO head

    TEHRAN- Loading and unloading of goods at ports of Iran rose 16 percent in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20- October 22, 2017) in comparison with the same period in the preceding year, Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) Mohammad Rastad told the Tehran Times in an interview on the sidelines of the 23rd Press Exhibition on Tuesday.

  • conference of Attracting Foreign Capital to Iran (2017) 2017-10-23 20:53

    BY: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    TSE moves to bridge foreign investment gap

    Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) hosted a conference on Sunday to attract more foreign capital via introducing foreigners to Iranian capital market and making Iranian firms aware of the pre-requisites for attraction of foreign investments such as financial transparency, compliance standards, feasibility studies, business plans, and risk ratings.

  • FILE PHOTO -- U.S. President Donald Trump waves as walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S., from the G20 Summit in Hamburg, July 8, 2017. 2017-10-21 20:02

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Trump turns off Iran’s green light to U.S. firms

    Adopting a harsh new approach last week, Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement- known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).