• The relevance of conditions prevailing in the franchise market in drafting the Commercial Code Bill

    News . 2/2/2021 12:00:00 AM
    What’s the problem: The Commercial Code Bill, a chapter of which is devoted to commercial contracts has been returned by the Guardian Council to the Parliament for reconsideration. Accordingly all its articles will have to be reviewed in the open session of the Parliament, which provides a much-needed opportunity for the Government to reconsider all parts of the Bill, in particular from the perspective of its policy functions. Since all legal regulations are indeed policy instruments of the gove... Read More
  • Monitoring trade developments (latest economic and trade situation in the world and Iran)

    News . 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM
    Trade developments in recent months have been largely driven by the prevailing developments in international trade in the effects and consequences of the outbreak of Covid-19. Some of the latest and most important business developments are as follows: 1- Decline in trade in goods and services in the world A 13 to 32 percent reduction in trade in goods, according to the World Trade Organization (WTO) by the end of 2020; Predict significant trade decline in more complex parts of the glo... Read More
  • The stability of macro variables and its effects on the regulation of the country's basic commodity market

    News . 6/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
    1- Market regulation consists of a set of rules, policies, measures and strategies that seek to create convergence in the value chain of goods and services in the market and to protect all its agents in line with minimization of risks associated with price and quantity fluctuations bu adopting appropriate policy tools in the field of supply and consumption. These policies are heavily influenced by changes in macroeconomic variables. In this regard, inflation variation can be considered as an imp... Read More
  • Investigating the situation of the agricultural sector with emphasis on the livestock industry

    News . 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM
    Given the importance of the agricultural sector in influencing macroeconomic indicators such as value added and job creation, as well as its key role in ensuring food security, this study is briefly and concisely with the approach of identifying challenges in Iran's agricultural sector and introducing strategies to improve productivity and production in related activities. It has been done with the mentioned section. Studies show that the most important destructive challenges in Iran's agricultu... Read More
  • Mitigating the COVID Economic Crisis: Act Fast and Do Whatever It Takes

    News . 4/28/2020 12:00:00 AM
    The world has been an unusual place since we published our first VoxEU/CEPR eBook on COVID-19, Economics in the Time of COVID-19, on 9 March 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths have soared globally. Europe is now the centre of the pandemic but the US, given its huge population (330 million) and lack of national leadership, is on course to become the next centre. Stock markets gyrate 5 to 10% a day, sometimes up but mostly down. Other financial markets are equally volatile. Governments ... Read More
  • An Examination of the Legal and Commercial Aspects of the New Round of US Unilateral Sanctions against Iran

    News . 7/23/2018 12:00:00 AM
    Assessing the possible impacts of the new round of US unilateral sanctions against Iran and taking prudential measures to stave off the negative effects of such policies are among priorities of the Iranian economy. In this sense, A Seminar was held here in Tehran July 18, 2018, to examine the legal and economic aspects of the new round of US unilateral sanctions against Iran within an academic approach. The Seminar also addressed the impacts of US measures on the international contracts that hav... Read More
  • KSP 2017-2018: Launched in ITSR

    News . 10/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
    The 2017-2018 Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP) of Ministry of Strategy and Finance of Republic of Korea was kicked off on September 23rd here in Tehran.  KSP was awarded to Institute for Trade Studies and Research this year and in the one year process of the program, Korean and Iranian researchers will work together to address competitiveness challenges of Iranian industries by deriving from successful Korean experiences, with a particular focus on downstream petrochemical, pharmaceutical and med... Read More
  • Restructuring Trade Policies

    News . 10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
    Institute for Trade Studies and Research (ITSR), International Trade Center (ITC) and Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO), jointly held a forum on studying risks and benefits of participating in global value chains and the existing opportunities for Iranian industries, on September 18th and 19th of 2017. High level officials from TPO, ITSR, Planning and Budgeting Organization, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade participated in this two-day event.  Andres Aeroe... Read More
  • Iran: Industrial Development and Investment Opportunities

    News . 3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
    Various investment opportunities in the newly opening economy of Iran were discussed "Iran Business Symposium" (Feb 21-23, 2017) held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ms. Afsaneh Shafiei, a senior researcher in Institute for Trade Studies and Research, discussed some facts on Iran's economy and its structural dynamism within the recent decade. Iran as an Energy Superpower, she said, is not only becoming relatively diverse and more reliant on services and industry sectors, but also it is experienci... Read More
  • Dr.Razavi’s Speech in KIEP’s Annual Conference in Seoul Iran: A Shining Star in the Time of Deepening Global Uncertainty

    News . 1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
    Following a formal invitation from Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Dr.Razavi president of the Institute for Trade Studies and Research attended the KIEP and Associations of Area Studies Conference from October 20 to 21, 2016 in Seoul, as a keynote panelist. The theme of the conference was “Partnership with Emerging Economies under Deepening Global Uncertainties”.  With conflicts raging in different parts of the world, export-oriented economies like a South Korean stand to los... Read More
  • ITSR Initiates Collaboration with Oxford Business Group

    News . 1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
    The president of the Institute for Trade Studies and Research (ITSR), Dr.Razavi and Ms. Jana Treek, the Managing Director of Middle East region of Oxford Business Group (OBG) met on  January 17th, 2017 to discuss possible areas of cooperation to address  the data scarcity challenges with regard to Iranian economy and its diverse sectors. The issue has been a top priority for Iranian officials, and international investors have repeatedly voiced this concern over the past year, after implementatio... Read More
  • Official: 90 Cooperation Agreements Signed by Iran, S. Korea

    News . 12/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
    "Our country's president traveled to Iran recently and during the visit, 90 contracts and MoUs were inked by the two countries in the fields of transportation, watershed management, energy exploration and financing projects to develop the bilateral ties," Dung Jo, an official at the South Korean embassy in Tehran, said. He also announced South Korea's cultural center will also be set up in Iran next year. Noting that Iran and South Korea enjoy proper understanding of each others' positions... Read More
  • Iran can be Europe's strategic partner in the region

    News . 10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Shata reporting from IRNA-  In an address during the opening ceremony of the center which was attended by more than 100 business people from Iran and Germany, Mr. Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh said that the center could be a good point of start for revival of cooperation between Iran and Germany. He added, “We have had good trade ties with Germany in the past and the volume of our trade transactions stood at 7-8 billion Euros before the sanctions.”  He went on to say,  "now with the nuclear deal whi... Read More
  • Economic ties with China are long term and strategic

    News . 10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
    SHATA News Agency – In a meeting with director of advisors committee of international research and development section of China's social science academy, Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh said that in the new area the level of cooperation between Iran and China will not decrease but will sure increase and with the blend of capabilities two sides can synergize their capacities in a proper manner. Referring to the two sides' willingness to benefit from each other's markets, he said I.R. Iran stands as the ... Read More
  • Final contract for joint venture production of three products .....

    News . 10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Final contract for joint venture production of three products signed with Peugeot at the presence of Iran's minister of industry, trade and mine  According to Shata News agency, the contract was signed by managing director of Iran Khodro, Hashem Yekke-Zare, and deputy managing director of Peugeot-Citroen company, Jean-Christophe Quemard to coproduce three products of 208, 301 and 2008, of which the 2008 will then be introduced to market from February 2017. This model will be offered at a pric... Read More
  • Minister of industry, mine and trade met with Russian minister ....

    News . 10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Minister of industry, mine and trade met with Russian minister of economic development in 20th Russian large economic forum in St. Petersburg Shata reporting from IRIB news agency; Minister of industry, mine and trade, Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh met with Russian minister of economic development. In this meeting which happened during the 20th Russian economic forum in Saint Petersburg, the two sides emphasized on removal of barriers for expansion transactions between Iranian-Russian major banks ... Read More
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