Outcome of contradictory remarks by Iranian officials on sanctions
An Iranian political analyst believes: “Inconsistencies in describing the impact of sanctions by two senior government officials indicates a serious disagreement in the economic team of the government and their different impressions of international facts which may confuse society.”
Over USD 20BN of capital taken out of Iran
The chairman of the Iranian Parliament [Majlis] Commission on Economy has said more than 20 billion dollars of capital has left Iran during the past couple of months, adding: “However, the process of capital withdrawal from the country has stopped due to the Central Bank of Iran’s (CBI) policies.”
Iran: Us efforts to affect currency market will be aborted
The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has said US efforts to hold an anti-Iranian summit in Poland is the result of their frustration and added that Tehran would terminate any attempts to influence its foreign currency market.
Protests continue in Iran in various forms
A Tehran-based professor of economics believes: “The protests of December-January 2017 were the result of the government’s wrong policies over the past three, leading to economic inequality, corruption and a limited job market. The protests are still ongoing in the form of increased emigration, addiction, divorce and frustration.”
Iran eliminates the dollar from trade with several countries
The Governor of Iran’s Central Bank has said that creating a financial channel with a number of countries to eliminate the dollar from our trade exchanges is a major step taken against financial sanctions against the country.