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US, main importer of Iranian carpet: Official
The United States is now the largest importer of Iranian carpets, shipping in $196 million worth of highly prized Persian artistry last year, said the head of the Iran National Carpet Center.
Belarus, Iran discuss North-South transportation project
Iran and Belarus have called for stepping up interaction to implement the North-South international transport corridor project.
Iran's annual handicraft exports stand at $250m
Iran exports handicrafts valued at $250 million each year, said a top official in the handicrafts sector.
Persian carpets trump toxic anti-Iran hype in US
The United States is now the largest importer of Iranian carpets, shipping in $196 million worth of highly prized Persian artistry last year, head of the Iran National Carpet Center Hamid Kargar said.
IMF warns on Chinese credit boom
The International Monetary Fund has warned that China's credit growth is on a ‘dangerous trajectory’.
Global interpersonal inequality through the crisis period
By Cardiff Garcia* As part of its retrospective on the global financial crisis, the FT published a series of charts over the weekend showing how global interpersonal income inequality has changed since the crisis.
German growth slightly slower than expected in Q2
The German economy grew steadily but at a slightly lower rate than anticipated in the second quarter of 2017, figures released by the Federal Statistical Office showed.
Still a lot of opportunities left in Asia
With uncertainty on Fed and Trump policies continuing, it makes sense to continue to look for opportunities in Asia, says Ken Wong, Asia Equity Portfolio Specialist, Eastspring Investments.
NZ has long-standing trade, economic relationship with Iran: Minister
New Zealand has a long-standing trade and economic relationship with Iran, observed Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee.
South Korea's July Iranian crude oil imports jump 27%
South Korea's crude oil imports from Iran rose 27 percent in July from a year ago, driven by Seoul's strong appetite for competitively priced Iranian light oil as Tehran looks to boost market share.
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