Central Bank of Russia announced steps on Monday aimed at preventing investors from "unfriendly" countries from taking advantage of plans to allow those from "friendly" nations to resume trading on the Moscow stock market.
Iran spent nearly $2 billion on purchases of wheat from domestic farmers since early April, according to a statement by the Government Trading Corporation of Iran (GTC). which indicates that purchases have risen by nearly a half compared with the end of the last harvesting season in July 2021.
The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) authorities said a major gas pipeline project that is being constructed along the Caspian Sea is near completion amid Iran’s plans to increase gas supply to Azerbaijan under a swap deal with Turkmenistan, wrote Press TV.
The Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) announced that over 2.09 million tons of commodities, valued at over $482 million, were traded in its domestic trading and export halls in the week closing on August 5.