From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News.
The value of the Iranian Rial has halved in less than a year.
There have been further threats to the economy posed by the imposition of US sanctions and the loss of oil customers after Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal.
While some Iranians blame the Americans, others say their own leaders should have known better.
Al Jazeera‘s Zein Basravi reports from Tehran: