Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 12 / Trend D.Khatinoglu /
Head of the Union of computer technology of Tehran Mehdi Mir-Mehdi said that importing computer and laptop does not bring profit anymore because of USD rate increase in Iran.
According to ILNA, Mirmehdi said that US dollar increase during last days affected Iranian digital production, especially laptop imports, significantly.
"Rapid fluctuation in Iran's forex market confused Iranian importers," he said.
USD rate broke new record last day, rising to 26, 200 rials, compared to 21.400 last week and 10, 400 rials in January 2011.
Today, Mehr reported that USD is being sold at 25,000 rials in open market, while the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) officially fixed the USD rate at 12,600 rials nine months ago.
Increae in acceleration of Iran's national currency value occurred after the European Union foreign ministers' latest meeting in Cyprus.
European Union heavyweights Britain, France and Germany called on their EU partners on Friday to impose new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, Reuters reported.
France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Saturday the new restrictive measures against Iran would target "financial, commercial and oil aspects."
Fabius said the new sanctions should be ready in time for the next United Nations General Assembly, which gets underway on September 18 in New York.
Germany's Guido Westerwelle spoke of the EU adopting the sanctions on October 15.