According to statistics by the Central Bank, online shopping had added up to about $9 billion by the end of September 22, and the number is expected to reach $18 billion by Mar. 20, E-commerce Development Center Managing Director Mohammad Garkani Nejad stated.
The official further stated that the expected number will indicate 229 percent growth compared to the previous year, according to ISNA news agency on Mar. 1.
Iran has been trying to improve its internet services especially starting with the Rouhani administration which started in July 2013.