Government Spokesman and Head of Plan and Budget Organization Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht said that President Rouhani ordered the responsible officials of the country for generating more than one million employment opportunities in 1397 (started March 21, 2018).
An assessment of the Iranian government's financial condition during March 21-December 20, 2017, shows that although the Rouhani administration has failed to acquire more than $8.1 billion in pr+edicted monetary resources, its figures are not indicative of a budget deficit.
Iran's Parliament passed the general outlines of the budget bill for the next fiscal year (March 2018-19) after initially rejecting it over concerns that the proposed cuts could hit the vulnerable strata the hardest.
South Korea's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it has asked for a two percent increase in its budget for next year with much of the rise earmarked for protecting Korean nationals overseas and helping less-developed countries.
S&P Global Ratings raised Indonesia’s credit rating to investment grade, bringing it in line with the other two main rating companies and paving the way for more fund inflows into Southeast Asia’s largest economy. Stocks surged to a record and the rupiah advanced.