Why Iran?Iran is a country in Western Asia. Comprising a land area of 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), it is the second largest country in the Middle East and the 17th largest in the world. With an attractive business environment for investment, and having considerable potentials and advantages such as strategic geopolitical situation, climate diversity, economic advantages, energy security and domestic and regional markets, Iran is one of the best choices for your investment.
Iran with unique geographical location at the heart of a cross-road linking the Middle East, Asia and Europe, empowered by inter and trans-regional trade, customs, tax and investment arrangements.
Having common border on the north by the Caspian Sea and on the south by the Persian Gulf and the Oman Sea, has allowed Iran to access more than 5,800 km of coastal strip. Iran has a privileged position in transit, since having access to the Eurasian countries from the north, east to the Central Asian countries and from the West with a land border with Turkey and thus using a part of the Silk Road.
The geographic location over the transatlantic crossroads has turned the country to the transit axis on the North-South and East-West corridors and so it plays an important role in international economy
Iran Climatic Characteristics
Investment Facilities in Free Trade Zones
New fields of Investment Opportunities & PrioritiesSetting up the rating agencies.
Establishing foreign financial institutions.
Establishing Clusters for Export, Trademarks in agricultural products
Development of at least 54 Rural Business Clusters.
Construction and Operation of 98 Rural Industrial Area
Development of modern irrigation methods
Development of fisheries and fish farming in cages.
Water desalination and Sewage.
Urban wastewater system network, recycling and management of waste and sewage.
New petrochemical products.
Construction of power plants with efficiency of 55% to 60%.
ICT infrastructure development in rural area.
Knowledge-based companies (start-up’s).
Urban and suburban rail transport.
New small ports.
Exploration, production and utilization of oil and gas fields.
Iran Economic AdvantagesThe 18th largest Economy in the World by Purchasing Power Parity (PPP).
The Diversified Economy and Broad Industrial Base directly involved in Tehran Stock Exchange (TES) and Iran Fara Bourse (IFB) are the Largest Industrial Base in the MENA region.
Rich in Natural Resources.
Young and Educated Population
Large Domestic Market
The Middle East market as a Prime Market Opportunity for Iran’s Non-Oil Exports
Developed Infrastructure in Transportation, Telecommunications and Energy
Strategic Location, surrounded by 15 Land and Sea Neighbors, Serve as a Lucrative Trade and Transit Route in Both North-South and East-west Directions
Tax Exemptions and Incentives
Diversified hydrocarbon-rich economy
4th Oil Producer in the World
2nd Gas Reserves in the World
One of the Top Producers of Zinc, Lead, Cobalt, Aluminum, Manganese and Copper in the World.
Ranks amongst the Top 7 Countries in Producing 22 Important Agricultural Products