U.S. dollar


  • Rouhani in NAM summit in Baku 2019-10-26 00:29

    NAM capable of neutralizing US sanctions: Rouhani

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has censured the United States for dominating the international monetary system and misusing dollar, saying the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is capable of countering Washington's illegitimate actions and making its sanctions ineffective.

  • Economy 2019-07-31 15:40

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    May Iranian economy resuscitate from doldrums

    TEHRAN – Inflation rate (the increase in consumer prices besides those of the producer), as one the main economic indices, has skyrocketed during the past recent year, i.e. as of the US withdrawal from the JCPOA, May 8, 2018. 

  • Central Banks are ditching the dollar for gold 2019-05-04 12:46

    Central Banks are ditching the dollar for gold

    First-quarter gold purchases by central banks, led by Russia and China, were the highest in six years as countries diversify their assets away from the U.S. dollar.

  • Addiction treatment in Iran hampered by U.S. sanctions 2019-01-08 09:30

    Addiction treatment in Iran hampered by U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – A recent statement by the director of Prevention and Treatment Development at the State Welfare Organization of Iran shows that despite Washington claims that sanctions are targeted at the Islamic Republic, it is ordinary Iranians in need that are to face the fallout.

  • A meeting themed “India, a Window Beyond Sanctions” was held Dec. 5 at the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture. The summit was attended by business leaders from both sides and the Indian Ambassador Saurabh Kumar. 2019-01-01 13:26

    By Salman Parviz

    India, Iran to maintain trade level amid sanctions

    U.S. unilateral sanctions bring economic challenges for both nations

    TEHRAN -- Re-imposition of sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration against Iran sent the national currency rial on a roller coaster ride against the U.S. dollar, spiraling inflation and soaring cost of living for the general public in Iran. From the record highs of 190,000 rials against the dollar in late September, the greenback exchange rate has now recovered, hovering around 10,000 rials in the open market. 

  • Abdolnaser Hemmati 2018-12-11 21:18

    ‘Iran ditches dollar in transactions with several countries’

    TEHRAN- Iran has made mutual monetary agreements with some countries on the way to abolish U.S. dollar in its financial transactions and the issue will be incrementally generalized to other countries in future,” the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced in a meeting with Iranian economists on Monday, IRNA reported.

  • Russian economy 2018-10-09 12:40

    Russia wants to ditch U.S. dollar in trade with European partners

    The Russian Ministry of Finance said on Monday it may shift to the use of local currencies with European trade partners. The move will be part of the so-called de-dollarization of the Russian economy.

  • Mogherini 2018-09-28 11:58

    EU's Mogherini eyes Iran SPV for trade 'before November'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Wednesday a so-called Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) under consideration to facilitate trade with Iran could be in place “before November.”

  • U.S. dollar 2018-09-12 14:26

    U.S. dollar just few short years away from losing global dominance, investor Jim Rogers tells RT

    The United States is the largest debtor nation in the world and “it’s getting worse and worse,” according to investment guru Jim Rogers, who talked to RT on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok.

  • Martin Love 2018-08-19 11:43

    By Martin Love

    Can U.S. government do without friends in long run? No

    Iran’s neighbor, Turkey, with a population almost as large as Iran’s is suffering some of the same economic problems that Iran is suffering: a currency that has fallen precipitously against the “almighty” U.S. dollar, much higher inflation, and in Turkey’s case debt rating downgrades by the likes of the debt rating agencies (those with the most clout based in the U.S.), calls for the Turkish authorities to bend over to Western financial authorities and institutions, to borrow money from the IMF and well, you know, lose gobs of their sovereignty.