Oct 13, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031819
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plan contingency economic for calls Daily called Sunday on editorial its in News' `Iran -- IRNA 13, Oct Tehran, the weather to plan contingency economic an of formulation the for the effects disastrous the of light in Iran in crunch economic future .trade world on had have Afghanistan on attacks -allied.S.U "1997, in began Japan and Asia Southeast in slump economic The" Europe and .S.U the both that adding daily, English-language the noted .now until damage the of brunt the been have will economy global" the that predict estimates Conservative the revealed "year, this billion 350 dlrs totalling losses suffer percent 4.2" a predicting been have economists that adding daily, ".percent 4.1 of speaking now are but attacks the before growth annual out pointing warned, it either, unscathed escape not will Iran export non-oil billion 5 dlrs" its meet not will country the that ".year this revenues oil surplus in billion 10 dlrs earn or target growth economic percent 5" projected its achieve neither will It .out pointed further it "rate, rate unemployment the of problem the only not is it Moreover, food of prices ever-increasing the also but problem a be to continuing .met be to have said, daily the which, items and consumption energy less mean will growth economic Reduced the of uncertainty the of warning added, it Iran, for revenues less .market oil the of future prices" the that mentioning worth be would it connection, this In all barrel per 23 dlrs and 20 dlrs between oscillated have crude of .daily the wrote "year, continuing drought of problem the problem, aforestated the Besides .country the of woes the to added has year, consecutive third a for wheat more import to forced been has government the result, a As warning out, pointed it items, food other of number a and rice and .bill import government's the in rise a of reeling already industry Iranian fledgling" the with Moreover, machinery, and technology state-of-the-art of lack costs, rising under "exports? non-oil in billion 6 dlrs or billion 5 dlrs earn we can how" .paper the asked selling are investors international that fact the lamented It withdrawing are and exchanges stock York New and London in stocks buy to been has Iran in trend the while banks, from money their .cash hard to cling and coins precious of member responsible a be to" proving for Iran praised it Yet, than more" doing "crisis, recent the in community international the ".refugees Afghan the of plight the alleviate to share its of convoys several of dispatch government's the praised It .Afghanistan of regions border the to aid humanitarian programs assistance annual government's the from apart is This in living refugees Afghan million two over educate and house fed, to .out pointed it country, the community's international the of appreciative being while Howver, for contributions its and efforts peace Iranian the for support a formulate must government the believes paper the causes, similar .crunch economic future the weather to plan contingency country's the is economy the that mind in borne be must It it aimlessly, drift to allowed be not therefore must and lifeline .conclusion in stressed FH/LS/RR End