economy

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  • djavad salehi-isfahani 2020-02-08 18:33

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Living standards in Iran 60 percent higher than pre-Revolution era, says economist

    TEHRAN — Living standards in Iran are now about 60 percent higher than in the 1970s, says a professor of economics at Virginia Tech.

  • A poster for the 6th Digital Marketing & Tourism Industry Conference, which will be held at Tehran’s Espinas Palace Hotel on January 17, 2020. 2019-12-15 21:07

    Tehran intl. conference to discuss tourism digital marketing

    TEHRAN – A number of international academia and experts have been invited to deliver lectures at the 6th Digital Marketing & Tourism Industry Conference, which will be held at Tehran’s Espinas Palace Hotel on January 17, 2020.

  • Ameli 2019-12-10 21:12

    ‘Reforming culture of consumerism helps economy’

    TEHRAN - Secretary of the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution Seyed Saeed Reza Ameli said on Tuesday that reforming culture of consumerism helps develop economy.

  • File photo shows Chinese citizens in Tehran with Borj-e Azadi “Azadi Tower” in the background 2019-12-04 22:20

    By Palash Ghosh

    Iran tourism: Sector may get huge boost from China in defiance of U.S. sanctions

    Despite the imposition of U.S. sanctions on various sectors of its economy, Iran is enjoying something of a boom in its tourism industry – with China possibly preparing to play a big role.

  • Judiciary Chief Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi 2019-10-21 20:52

    Judiciary chief says transparency is anti-dote to corruption

    TEHRAN - Judiciary Chief Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi said on Monday that the economic system should be transparent in order to prevent corruption.

  • Pompeo threatens to wreck Iran’s economy 2019-10-12 20:03

    Pompeo threatens to wreck Iran’s economy

    TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has threatened Iran with bringing about the collapse of its economy should it not “change its behavior”.

  • Iran has overcome critical conditions, says Aref 2019-08-06 17:41

    Iran has overcome critical conditions, says Aref

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Reza Aref, chairman of the pro-reform Hope faction in the parliament, says Iran has made its way through a critical era due to the wisdom of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, efforts of the authorities and patience of the people.

  • Travelers pose for a photo during their visits to the atmospheric Nasir al-Molk Mosque in Shiraz, southern Iran. 2019-07-16 19:20

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran travel sector: Ups and downs since U.S. reimposed sanctions

    TEHRAN – Last November, the Trump administration reinstated sanctions on Iran, mainly the ones that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, in order to batter Iran’s economy, however, according to official data, they have so far failed to lessen foreign arrivals to the Islamic Republic.

  • MP: U.S. left JCPOA because it didn’t receive economic benefits 2019-05-18 22:53

    MP: U.S. left JCPOA because it didn’t receive economic benefits

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian lawmaker says the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear accord was due to the fact that the U.S. didn’t receive any economic benefits from the deal, Mer reported on Saturday.

  • جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی 2019-05-07 14:15

    By M.A. Saki

    It is not the way to counter sanctions

    TEHRAN - At a meeting of the Majlis (Parliament) on Monday, it was decided not to increase gasoline price and not even ration it.

  • Seven of top ten most-polluted cities in India 2019-03-06 22:08

    Seven of top ten most-polluted cities in India

    TEHRAN - In a shocking revelation belying India’s tall claims of rapid economic progress and development, seven of the top ten most polluted cities in the world are in India. A study by Greenpeace showing South Asia’s fight against deteriorating air quality and its toll on global economy was released on Tuesday.

  • Imran Khan 2019-02-13 22:39

    Pakistan PM sees silver lining in dark clouds of flailing economy

    TEHRAN - Despite critics painting a grim picture of Pakistan's flailing economy and ringing alarm bells, Prime Minister Imran Khan is optimistic and sees a bright future for his country.

  • India-China 2019-02-13 22:01

    India, China leading global greening effort: NASA

    TEHRAN - India and China, the two fastest growing economies of the world, are also leading the global greening effort, contrary to the general perception worldwide, according to a latest NASA report.

  • Iran not counting on ‘economic’ aspect of SPV: MP 2019-01-02 21:23

    Iran not counting on ‘economic’ aspect of SPV: MP

    TEHRAN – A senior lawmaker said on Wednesday that Iran is not counting on the “economic” aspect of the special purpose vehicle (SPV), the European Union’s initiative intended to protect trade with Iran in defiance of U.S. sanctions, Mehr reported.

  • India's economy 2019-01-02 21:00

    India world’s fastest growing economy

    TEHRAN - India remains ahead of China to retain the coveted tag of world’s fastest growing large economy despite several highs and lows in the year gone by. Indian economy's roller-coaster ride in 2018 was best captured by the gross domestic product (GDP) growth. In the first quarter of 2018-19 ending June 30, it grew at an impressive 8.2 per cent, after 7.7 per cent in the first three months of the year.

  • Economic disrupter nabbed in a neighboring country: Alavi 2018-12-19 20:45

    Economic disrupter nabbed in a neighboring country: Alavi

    TEHRAN – Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Wednesday that an Iranian economic disruptor who had fled the country has been arrested in a neighboring country and returned to Iran.

  • Afghan economy 2018-12-18 09:29

    Afghan province bans Pakistan currency

    TEHRAN -In a bid to increase the use and circulation of local currency, Afghan authorities have decided to ban trade in Pakistani rupee in southeastern Khost province, which borders Pakistan.

  • India governor Raghuram Rajan 2018-12-16 10:00

    Economic manifesto released in India

    TEHRAN - Top Indian economists, including former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan, have released an economic manifesto for India, meant to spur debate and discussion.

  • Raisi criticizes government’s economic performance 2018-12-09 21:53

    Raisi criticizes government’s economic performance

    TEHRAN – Ebrahim Raisi, the custodian of the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), on Sunday criticized the Rouhani administration’s economic performance.

  • Trump - Mohammed bin Salman 2018-11-28 12:18

    Iran, Saudi Arabia and a history of American aggression

    Tehran has repeatedly delivered on its promises, while Washington has fallen short and backed Riyadh’s disastrous regional adventures

  • India 2018-11-19 22:27

    India’s economy to be $10 trillion by 2035

    TEHRAN - India’s economy is expected to quadruple to $10 trillion by 2035 riding on business-friendly policies, structural reforms and transparency in governance, says India’s Minister for Commerce and Industry.

  • India-China 2018-11-13 09:55

    ‘India, China key global players’

    TEHRAN _Despite many contentious issues between them, India’s Defense Minister Nirmala Sithraman regards India and China as key players who are in the center-stage of all global developments.

  • Rouhani hosts meeting with top economists 2018-10-16 20:02

    Rouhani hosts meeting with top economists

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Monday hosted a meeting with 26 economic experts and economics professors to discuss the economic problems and ways to resolve them.

  • 40 forex market disruptors detained 2018-10-16 19:52

    40 forex market disruptors detained

    TEHRAN – Forty suspects were detained on Monday as part of the Judiciary’s crackdown on disruptors of foreign currency market.

  • ‘Countering economic problems is the only way to defeat enemy’ 2018-10-14 09:08

    ‘Countering economic problems is the only way to defeat enemy’

    TEHRAN – A member of the Assembly of Experts has said the only way to land a blow on the “enemy’s mouth” is to resolve the economic problems that have emerged with the reintroduction of sanctions.

  • Foreign currency’s secondary market not disorganized: Larijani 2018-09-06 00:21

    Foreign currency’s secondary market not disorganized: Larijani

    TEHRAN – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Wednesday that the foreign currency’s secondary market is not disorganized and is under control, Tasnim reported.

  • Judiciary chief: No red lines in dealing with economy disruptors 2018-09-05 21:18

    Judiciary chief: No red lines in dealing with economy disruptors

    TEHRAN – Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Wednesday that there are no red lines in dealing with economy disruptors, promising that those opportunists who are misusing the current economic situation will face severe punishment, ISNA reported.

  • Pakistan's economy 2018-09-02 09:44

    Pakistan needs $9 billion to run economy

    TEHRNA -The flailing economy and weakened institutions are the biggest challenges for the new Pakistani government led by Imran Khan. The newly-elected Finance Minister Asad Umar said the country needs $9 billion to run the economic affairs.

  • 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).