Pedestrians pass a Bank Otkritie FC bank branch in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017
1 Sep 2017 23:29

Farhad Parand

A New Level in Iranian-Russian Economic Relationship: Opportunities and Challenges

Within Iran's neighborhood, Russia's big consumer market is one of top priorities for Tehran to develop its economic and commercial ties. Reading economic history of Iran and Russia, one realizes the ebb and flow of bilateral trade performances. Recent deterioration of Russian relationship ...

 
Challenges of Expanding Economic Relations between Iran and Russia
28 Mar 2016 21:50

Farhad Parand

Challenges of Expanding Economic Relations between Iran and Russia

The first challenge in Iran-Russia economic ties is transferring money and the fact that the deals are not made with the national currencies of the two countries. Secondly, high tariffs imposed by Russia on Iranian goods, especially agricultural products have created some problems for directly exporting ...