NCRI - According to the Iranian regime’s state-owned media on August 7, 2017, China has announced an unprecedented measure of blocking accounts of affiliated Iranian authorities due to US-imposed international sanctions.
The state-run Mehr news agency wrote: “China has blocked Iranian accounts in ABC, ICBC, and MERCHANT banks.”
NCRI - With unemployment turned into Iran’s national crisis and a significant part of the unemployed being university graduates, the question kept being asked is why unemployment rate among country’s university graduates is on the rise?
Unemployment crisis is the issue which has always been the subject of economic experts’ discussions. Job market experts believe that along with fundamental changes the country’s employment space has experienced over the past couple of decades, it has also suffered serious damages as much.
NCRI - 5 working-class laborers have lost their lives during work on Thursday, August 3, 2017, due to lack of safety controls, according to the reports.
The state-run ILNA News in a report on Thursday, August 3, 2017, wrote, "The three workers were buried under the flying debris caused by the excavation operation in Garmdareh, Alborz Province. The bodies were taken out of the rubble in hours."
NCRI - The state-run Mehr News on August 2, 2017, writes, "The life span of buildings reach 25 to 35 years in the country while some countries have buildings with life spans of 200 to 300 years; a number that is far from Iran's figure.
The life spans of buildings in Iran are one-third of the global standard whereas the number of 100-year-old buildings increases in the world. The life spans of buildings in Iran are estimated at 30 years on average. It is even anticipated that this figure reaches to 20 years as a number of unskilled and inefficient people are entering the construction market."
NCRI - The Central Bank of Iran announced the inflation rate at 10.3% in June 2017; a two-digit increase in the index. The Government's Spokesman, Mohammad Bagher Nobakht had earlier quoted the Statistical Center of Iran that the inflation rate reached 7.6% in June. The figures presented by two economic centers on the inflation rate of this month vary by 2.7%.
NCRI - According to the Arman newspaper, July 25, 2017, Gholamreza Heidari, a member of the regime's parliament, admitted that the Court of Audit had ordered the detention of some former commanders of the police in the 600 billion-tomans oil sale case.
Tehran's representative in the regime's parliament wrote on his telegram channel:
NCRI - According to Iranian regime’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, 33 percent of Iranian people, nearly 26 millions, live below poverty line.
Mohammad-Bagher Ghalibaf, regime’s mayor of Tehran and candidate in regime’s sham presidential election, had previously spoken of 25 million absolutely poor Iranians who can’t even afford their daily meals. Besides, such figures are usually less than the real ones when announced by regime officials.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s Speaker of Parliament, Ali Larijani, admitted on Thursday, July 13, 2017, to a low share of the development budget in the general budget and said: “90% of the budget is current and 10% is development budget.” According to him, 10% budget allocated to the development is not real.
NCRI - The security commission of Iran regime’s parliament in its second six-month report on Wednesday, June 12, 2017, on the implementation process of JCPOA announced: “Big banks are not dealing with Iran because of fears of the US sanctions.”