Week in Brief

Week in Brief 14.12.2018

With rising exchange rate over the past months, people buy more local cosmetic products. Iran has the second largest cosmetics market in MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), after Saudi Arabia. Iran’s cosmetics market […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 07.12.2018

Cigarette production in Iran has fallen by 16 percent within the first half of the Iranian year, says the Iranian Tobacco Producers and Importers Association (ITPIA). Iranian cigarette producers import up to 100 percent of […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 23.11.2018

Iran and Russia want to collaborate in creating a block-chain-based money transfer system. A system which the Central Bank of Iran says can be a replacement for SWIFT. Last week, SWIFT announced that it will […]


Week in Brief 16.11.2018

Despite the return of US sanctions on Iran, importing soy pressed cake and oilseeds has increased to Iran. The main reason is the trade war between the US and China. According to Animal Food Producer […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 09.11.2018

The unemployment rate among women has always been greater than that of men in Iran, like several other developing countries. The main reason is the difficulties women face to enter the job market. The Centre […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 02.11.2018

On Saturday, the President, Hassan Rouhani, sent his candidates for the four ministries to the Parliament. All the four were approved. As a result, Farhad Dejpasand became the new Minister of Economic Affairs; Reza Rahmani, […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 26.10.2018

Iran and Syria plan a cooperation to reconstruct Syria. During the visit of a Syrian business delegation to Tehran, the representatives of Urbanization Ministries of the two country met in order to negotiate possible cooperation […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 12.10.2018

Finally, after four months, the Parliament approved to comply with financial terrorism acts, provided by Financial Action Task Force, known as FATF. The approval of these acts became extremely controversial and until the very last […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 05.10.2018

Probably in these days, there is nothing more important to Iranians than the exchange rate. Even school students talk about how much US dollar price goes up every day, or how unexpectedly it dropped! Finally, […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 21.09.2018

New foreign exchange rules have quite confused both exporters and importers in Iran. In order to keep the supply of foreign currencies in the country, the Central Bank of Iran has requested all exporters to […]