NCRI - While Iran’s Statistics Center announced a 0.1% drop in inflation rate in February compared to January, the Central Bank announced that the rate has increased 1.1% compared to previous month.
Iran's central bank on Thursday February 23 announced that the inflation rate in February reached 8.7% that compared to the previous month has increased by 1.1%.
However Iran’s Statistics Center stated in a report that the inflation rate in February reached 6.8% that compared to the previous month decreased by 0.1%.
NCRI - Last week, the price of U.S. Dollar was up from 3791 to 3797. Price of each newly designed Bahar Azadi gold coin reached one million and 169 thousand tomans, a 5600 toman increase compared to its price a day before.
As for the stock exchange, shares of seven auto manufacturing groups were traded lower in the capital market, according to gold and jewelry union website.
NCRI - “We can save our country from a military war, but not from an economic, currency one with current policies”, said an Iranian regime’s MP while acknowledging the embezzlements and plunders within the regime as well as Iran’s critical economic condition.
According to state-run Parsnews news agency, Abdolreza Azizi said in his plenary speech in regime’s Parliament on February 15 that “country’s monetary and banking system is suffering a malignant cancer which needs radical treatment.”
NCRI - In protest against lowering tariffs on imported rice, Mehrdad Lahouti, Iranian regime’s MP from Langarud, said that “this means the land-use of nearly 3000 hectares of rice fields will be changed. People! Farmers! I’m telling you, no one in this country is thinking of you. Everyone is seeking their own interests. You go change the land-use of your farmlands.”
NCRI - Chief Executive of the Participation Front and the Deputy Minister of Economy and Advisor to the Minister of Energy in the government of Mohammad Khatami, described the fraud of officials a structural problem of the Iranian regime.
Safaei Farahani says that in the past 38 years people's rights have been neglected.
NCRI - The former Iranian MP announced that 50% of industrial towns were shut down and the remaining 50% are working at less than half capacity.
The state-run Basij News (basijnews.ir) on Friday, February 10th 2017 released a report quoting the former Iranian MP, Alireza Khosravi that:"every day we witness the closure of production units, like the closure of 700 gold-selling units, and protests of the farmers against the distribution of milk products with low prices."
NCRI - According to terrorist Quds Force’s new agency on February 7, former Iranian regime’s MP Ahmad Tavakkoli has said that “the revolution (regime) has been gripped by aristocracy and self-indulgence, which has given rise to too many corruptions.”
Tavakkoli pointed out that corruption has now turned systematic. “In a systematic corruption, the entities responsible for dealing with corruption are themselves affected by it”, said Tavakkoli.
NCRI - A member of the board of directors in the Economic Commission of the Parliament, stressed that the Iranian parliament must demystify, the dramatic difference in the reports of oil revenues from 2008 to 2012.
The state run Shargh Daily News, reported, Hosseini Shahroudi as stating:"regarding the oil revenues from 2008 to 2012, a number of different reports have been presented by the Ministry of Petroleum, the ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance as well as the Management and Planning Organization of Iran (MPO) and also the ministry of Treasury.
NCRI - According to the reports released by Research Centre of the Iranian Parliament, the government receives the revenue of 80 billion Tomans (25$ million) from the subsidy reform plan (Resalat Newspaper, January 4th 2017).
On January 29th 2017, Hadi Qavami in an interview with the state-run Fars News Agency referred to the government's revenue from the subsidy reform plan. He stated:"according to the recent reports released by the Head of the Planning and Budget Organization in the Integration Commission of Parliament, the total revenue with the shares of companies reaches to 85 trillion Tomans (26$ billion) and 32 trillion (9.8$ billion) of this amount is allocated to the subsidy reform plan and the rest is the shares of companies."