Agriculture

70% rise in prices of potatoes and tomatoes

Exchange rate fluctuations have affected prices of almost everything in Iran. However, the price rise in some goods has been more controversial. This includes rise in prices of potatoes and tomatoes. Taadol newspaper reports that […]

Agriculture

Drought and heat hit Pistachio yield

Pistachio season has arrived in Iran, yet growers are complaining about the low Pistachio yield of production and the unprecedented rise in the price of pistachios. This had led to fears of losing shares in […]

Industries

Iran lifts import tax on tea

Ghanoon reports on the tax exemptions for tea importers which has angered domestic tea producers. Approximately, 100 thousand tons of tea is exported into the country annually of which nearly 30 thousand tans is smuggled […]

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. 92

Human beings are members of a whole, In creation of one essence and soul. If one member is afflicted with pain, Other members uneasy will remain. If you have no sympathy for human pain, The […]

Week in Brief

Iran Economy in Brief – No. 80

President Hassan Rouhani and his new Cabinet On Sunday, The Parliament approved all the President Hassan Rouhani’s nominees for ministerial positions, only one was rejected, i.e. the candidate to Energy Ministry. Although, many expected President […]

Industries

Governmental organizations to consume Iranian tea

In a letter to the Vice President of Iran, Eshaq Jahangiri, the Minister of Agriculture, Mahmoud Hojjati, requested that executive organizations procure their tea from domestic manufacturers. In his letter, Hojjati emphasized that purchasing tea […]

Week in Brief

Iran Economy in Brief – No. 59

Norouz calls for sweets: Egg price rises Every March, approaching the Iranian New Year, Norouz, the increase in demand for eggs by confectionaries causes an increase in the price of eggs across the country. This […]

Industries

Norouz calls for sweets: Egg price rises

Every March, approaching the Iranian New Year, Norouz, the increase in demand for eggs by confectionaries causes an increase in the price of eggs across the country. Reza Torkashvand, Director of the Poultry Farmers Union, […]