Iran Focus

London, 18 Dec - The Iranian economy will face more crises in 2019, despite Government efforts to paint a rosy picture and what seems on the surface to be a slightly strengthening currency, according to calculations from economy expert Hossein Raqfar.

Raqfar said: “Our equations show Iran’s economy will go bankrupt even with the U.S. dollar trading at 80,000 rials. Huge expenses will be placed on the shoulders of the country’s production lines and families will lose their purchasing powers at unprecedented scales. If rates remain above the 80,000 rial mark, the situation will be even worse.”

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Iran Focus

London, 7 Dec - Few details have been disclosed regarding the Iranian budget that was recently submitted to parliament. Because Iran is under tremendous economic pressure as U.S. sanctions have come into effect, transparency in the budget approval process this year is not expected. However, in a news conference on December 6th, the head of the Planning and Budget Organization, Mohammad Bagher Nobakht, promised that President Hassan Rouhani will unveil details later.

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Iran Focus

London, 8 Dec - Iran is facing a severe budget deficit in the second half of the Persian calendar year and there are fears that the crisis will escalate as the Government continues its policy of zero accountability.

One member of the Iranian parliament has even accused his fellow mullahs of not telling the Iranian people the truth, preferring to paint a rosy picture over the bleak reality.

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Iran Focus

London, 30 Nov - Inflation in Iran has risen nearly 35% in the past year, according to calculations by the Statistical Center of Iran published on November 22.

The SCI report noted that the highest increase in prices was for food and drink, rising 4.3% in the past month and a massive 48% over the past year. Housing and fuel were the smallest percentage increase at just 20%, but they make up almost one-third of expenses for the average household.

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