Iran: Smuggling Increase by More Than Half but IRGC Is Still Biggest Culprit

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Items smuggled into Iran has increased by more than half, compared with the same five-month period in 2016, according to the commander of the Iran regime’s Police Crime Unit.

Iran Regime High-Ranking Officials Expose Each Other's Plundering

NCRI Staff

NCRI - On September 2, 2017. Mustafa Pour-Mohammadi, who is currently an official of the Iranian regime’s Judiciary after being ousted from the Ministry of Justice, in an interview with the government news agency, urged the Judiciary to expedite the investigation of cases of corruption and theft of former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Iran's Economy Keeps Deteriorating Amid Claims of Growth

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Despite Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet members claiming about creating one million jobs each year, state media report on deterioration of the country’s critical economic conditions.

Iran Regime's Economist: As Long as Recession Dominates, the Growth Statistics Are Worthless

NCRI Staff

NCRI - On Monday, September 11, 2017, a faculty member at Allameh University, Mohammad Yousefi,, acknowledged the bankruptcy of the Iranian regime and said Iran's economy faces a serious unemployment crisis, so it is unfortunate that the authorities, instead of providing appropriate solutions for the elimination of unemployment and poverty, announce meaningless and unbelievable economic growth indicators that do not affect people's lives.

Iranian Regime Gradually Expelled From Iraq Import Market

NCRI Staff

NCRI - According to board member of Iranian regime’s Exporters Association, the conditions for exporting Iranian goods to Iraq are deteriorating every day.

An activist in the field has recently complained about Iraqis’ “discriminating and unfair” treatment with Iranian exporters.

Astonishing Statistics About Iran's Devastated Industry

NCRI Staff

NCRI - According to the Head of the Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, South Korea with 10 production units produces cement multiple times higher than Iran with 165 units. He said that the situation is the same in other sectors, and a “fundamental change” is necessary to make an upheaval.

Iran Exporters Closed out of Qatar Market Due to Sanctions

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Iranian businessmen complain that they’re not being supported by their government the way they should. They point to Qatar market, which due to different reasons has closed out Iranian goods and is now out of Iranian traders’ reach.

Iran Industries Face Serious Cutbacks in Investment

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The new statistics released by the Iran regime’s Ministry of Industry on industrial indicators show that the investment process in the Iranian industry has decreased by 18%.

According to Mashreq News, based on the statistics released by the Ministry of Industry in the first quarter of 2017, in total, more than 56,773 billion Rials of capital was issued for industrial operation license, which is 18% lower than the same period last year.

Iran: Pharmacies on the Verge of Bankruptcy; Pharmacists Changing Career

By NCRI Staff

NCRI - Many pharmacists of Mashhad (northeastern Iran) are dissatisfied with their current condition as well as insurance payments. They believe that working in this field is not frugal anymore.

Late payment of pharmaceutical insurance premiums has become commonplace for years, according to the Qods Force News Agency, Tasnim.

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