Economia dell'Iran (37)
Facilitating foreign financing has been among the top items on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s agenda since the signing of the nuclear deal in 2015. Under the current circumstances, with domestic lenders grappling with a credit crunch, the best alternative appears to be embracing foreign capital to help boost economic output.
In its latest report on easing doing business index, the World Bank has put Iran at the position of 120 among 190 countries. Dr. Hossein Mirshojaeian, the deputy finance and economic affairs minister, is of the opinion that submitting precise data and information by the country to the World Bank and also changing specific methodologies have contributed to the improvement.
The Third International Exhibition on Pharmaceuticals and Related Industries, also known as Iran Pharma 2017, opened in Tehran on Tuesday. Attended by top industry officials and more than 500 local and foreign companies from 30 countries, the expo concludes on Thursday.
Italian oil and gas giant Eni is expected to sign a memorandum of understanding with the National Iranian Oil Company on Tuesday to study two Iranian oil and gas fields. Based on the agreement, Eni will have six months to conduct survey on the offshore Kish Gas Field in the Persian Gulf and Darkhoveyn Oilfield in Khuzestan Province, ISNA reported Monday.