A close look at Iran’s non-oil trade during the first presidential term of Hassan Rouhani (August 2013-17) shows that the country’s “non-oil trade” deficit has noticeably shrunk during the four-year period, as it went down from $90 billion under former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2009-13), to $9.6 billion under Rouhani.
The Central Bank of Iran has for the first time sought the help of Iran Fintech Association (FintechA) to make its final decision about the long overdue task of regulating Fintech companies and startups.
At a press briefing in Tehran on February 7, Mohmmad Baqer Nobakht said despite 38 years of ups and downs, now in 2016, Iran stands as the world’s 18th economic power according to the latest International Monetary Fund statistics.
Iran’s Energy Ministry has signed investment deals and memoranda of understanding with several foreign firms for a planned production of 10,000 megawatts of electricity at its power plants, as part of a total foreign investment of up to five billion dollars.
Persia Digest- Following the implementation of the JCPOA, the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1, and the resulting easing of anti-Iran sanctions, the country's oil industry was revived and injected some fresh air.
The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.
In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.
The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time.
Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.
Reuters reports from KAZAN, Russia, that Spain came through a tough World Cup opener against Portugal in impressive style as the aftershocks of the sacking of their coach were still reverberating and they will need to keep the pedal firmly to the floor when they meet Iran on Wednesday.
The BBC reports that Israel has charged a former cabinet minister with spying for Iran, the Shin Bet internal security service says. Gonen Segev, a medical doctor who served as energy minister in the 1990s, was allegedly recruited by Iranian intelligence while living in Nigeria.
Sporting News writes on 18 June 2018 that Spain is still a strong favorite for the Iran clash in Kazan, as it goes in search of its first group-stage victory. But Iran will be boosted by its 1-0 triumph over Morocco on Friday, a win which has seen it top Group B.