Economic independence is not tantamount to slamming the doors shut to the world, said Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.
Importers of Iranian products prefer to buy goods in bulk and have them packed to sell them to other countries to make huge profits leaving Iranian producers no share of the profits.
Farhad Nili, the director of the Monetary and Banking Research Institute, has said that an economy without oil can be envisioned for Iran.
The Chairman of the Expediency Council has said in a message to an International Brand Strategy Conference that Iran’s dignity is closely interwoven with the quality products it makes at home or sends abroad.
Mohsen Renani, a university professor, says he does not buy arguments that Saudi Arabia has refused to reduce its output only to undermine Russia, Syria and Iran.
Economy Minister Ali Tayyebnia has said that government is trying to turn the threat posed by falling oil prices into an opportunity for the country.
The secretary of the Expediency Council says that Iran and China can make joint investment in Iraq if China fully cooperates with Iran.
Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, a deputy Iranian foreign minister, talks about Tehran-Tokyo ties in the wake of the Geneva interim deal.
Iran, the fifth country in the region in terms of foreign investment absorption, stands a good chance of attracting more capital from abroad.
Under a 5-phase joint venture between Iran and Kuwait a steel mill is to be set up in the Persian Gulf Special Mineral Industry Zone in southern Iran.