Ministry of Roads & Urban Development

Deputyship of Transportation Planning & Economics
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Why Iran ?


Economic advantages:

  • The 18h largest economy in the world by purchasing power parity (ppp)
  • Consumption and the government plans billions of dollars worth of further investment to increase this share.
  • The diversified economy and broad industrial base with over 40 industries directly involved in the Tehran stock Exchange is the industrial base in the MENA region.
  • Resource-rich economy
  • Labor-rich economy
  • Young and educated population
  • Large domestic market and in the middle of 300 million regional market
  • The Middle East market is a prime market opportunity for Iran’s non-oil exports
  • An increasingly sophisticated infrastructure and human capital base providing the foundation for an emerging knowledge –based economy.
  • excellent geographical location, sandwiched among Europe, Russia, the booming markets of the Gulf, and close enough to much of Asia to trade with.