Private sector take advantage of currency stability for production, employment/Foreign ministry engage in direct dialogue with China, Russia, European countries on JCPOA continuation

The Economic Board of the Government convened early on Saturday chaired by President Rouhani and discussed implementation of economic policies.

Sat 12 - May 2018 - 18:31

During the meeting, ministries of Industry, Mines and Trade and Economic Affairs and Finance, as well as the Central Bank reported on the allocation of foreign currency to different sectors.

Based on the report, in the first 20 days of the current month, the value of the country's export has increased 32 per cent and import has increased 5 per cent.

The President called on all economic organs and banks to implement the new foreign currency policies and take advantage of currency stability for production and employment.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also reported on discussions with European countries on the other side's commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)/

Dr Rouhani also demanded that the foreign ministry send delegations for direct dialogue with China, Russia and European countries on the continuation of the JCPOA.

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