The corruption occurred between 2006 and 2012. However, officials learned about it in 2013.
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French car giant Peugeot eyes a comeback to Iran's lucrative market.
Shargh studies how the Iranian economy can effectively respond to an OPEC decision not to cut the production quotas of its members.
Asadollah Asgar-Oladi, a business magnate, says the Iranian economy has learned how to skirt the sanctions and its future should not be tied to the success of nuclear talks.
Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says it is not only up to OPEC to deal with growing market oversupplies, adding non-OPEC producers should to cooperate to limit oil production.
It’s a strategic miscalculation to assume that the lifting of sanctions will settle all of Iran's economic woes.
Iran's non-oil exports in the first seven months of the year have brought in over $27 billion in revenues.
An Iranian economist says a recent drop in oil prices will probably take a toll on Iran’s economy, complicating government efforts to draft a spending package.
Trade offices will reopen in Iran and the US in the future.