economy

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  • 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).

  • 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.