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Gholam Hossein Shafei and Karsten Dybvad

Foreign investors interested in Iranian market

The head of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines has said that foreign investors show much interest in Iranian market, citing a growing number of business delegations visiting the country.
Valiollah Seif

CBI Chief Urges Closer Banking Cooperation between Iran, Afghanistan

Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif called for efforts to boost banking cooperation between the Islamic Republic and neighboring Afghanistan.

Iran’s Foreign Exchange Reserves Soar: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has pointed to a significant rise in Iran’s foreign exchange reserves.

FATF Has Nothing to Do with JCPOA: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that the country’s alleged deal with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has nothing to do with the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

Iranian Banks to Open Branches in Munich

German media say three Iranian banks plan to open branches in Munich in the near future in what is expected to help stimulate business ties between the two countries.

Iranian Banks Authorized to Sell Dollars at Free Rates

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) says it has authorized banks to deal in foreign exchange trading at a free-market rate – a move which is expected to help control the rising rates of the dollar.
Mohammad Javad Jamali

FATF Deal against Iran’s National Security: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker warned that an agreement between the Islamic Republic and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the policy-making body of the international financial system, threatens the country’s national security.
Iran FM, German Minister Discuss Banking Cooperation

Iran FM, German Minister Discuss Banking Cooperation

Iranian foreign minister and German finance minister have conferred on Tehran-Berlin banking cooperation in a Monday meeting in Berlin.
Saeed Laylaz

Economic Analyst Explains Why Iran Didn’t Turn into a Second Venezuela

An Iranian analyst has explained why Iran’s economy found its way to growth during the past years while the Venezuelan economy ended in meltdown in spite of having better economic conditions.
Valiollah Seif

Numerous Foreign Investors en Route to Iran: Central Bank

The governor of Iran's Central Bank says a huge number of foreign investors are on their way to Iran due to the consistent policies adopted by the Iranian government to achieve its main economic goals.

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