Week in Brief 16.02.2018

Devaluation of Iranian Rial and the fluctuations in Forex market have become the daily, even hourly, topic. On Tuesday, the Police stopped some foreign currencies’ speculators. The Central Bank of Iran said that every evening […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 09.02.2018

As extreme air pollution shuts down the schools once again for three days, the President announces the launch of a plan to reconstruct the transportation fleet. The plan permits the old commercial vehicle owners to […]


Week in Brief 02.02.2018

It was a surprise that for the first time after the Islamic Revolution, the parliament rejected next year’s budget bill. A number of representatives have said that the unfair allocation of budget to cities is […]


Week in Brief 26.01.2018

One of the hottest topics of the week was the exchange rate for the US dollar which reached 47000 IRR on Monday. While exchange offices refused to buy and sell dollars, the Governor of the […]

Financial Sector

Week in Brief 19.01.2018

How often should we blacken our header following a national disaster, I don’t know; but on the first anniversary of Plasco Building Fire, Sanchi, an Iranian oil tanker exploded thousands of kilometers away from the […]

Week in Brief

Week in Brief 12.01.2018

This week again the main topics were about the budget bill for the next Iranian fiscal year. So far, the Iranian Parliament Committee for planning, budget and calculations has rejected the proposal of the Government […]

National News Review

Week in Brief 05.01.2018

Protests in various cities, particularly in Mashhad, were the headline of several newspapers this week. Referring to the official figures, Donyay-e Eghtesad apprizes the performance of the Government of Hassan Rouhani in the last five-year […]

Week in Brief

Iran Economy in Brief – No.96

How does the next year budget bill look like? On Sunday, Hassan Rouhani presented his proposed budget bill for the following year to the Parliament. The budget had grown by 6.1% compared to the previous […]

Week in Brief

Iran Economy in Brief – No.95

Import of rice: banned until the next announcement Minister of Agriculture, Mahmoud Hojjati, explains the reason for the ban on rice imports: the increased import of rice in the first four months of this year […]

Week in Brief

Iran Economy in Brief – No.94

Stop cutting trees Iran Newspaper reports that three executives from the Tehran Municipality, District One, were charged with cutting down 69 trees in Valiasr Street and fired. Even though cutting down trees is grounds for […]