Iran have may Business attraction:
World Bank Group: Iran-A wealth of economic information about Iran.
Iran Data Profile (World Bank)
Country at-a-Glance - World Bank (PDF)
World Bank Project in Iran
World Bank publications, documents & reports, and project searches.
Searh for "Iran." (World Bank)
Iran and the IMF-International Monetary Fund's current report on Iran.
Islamic Republic of Iran: Financial Position in the Fund | Statistical Appendix
Iran Library Resources on Economic Issues - Selected Topics (IMF and World Bank Group)
Iran: International Finance Corporation
Iran Profile: WTO
Country Briefing: Iran (Economist)-The most comprehensive economic report on Iran. Access to some sections is available by subscription.
Fact Sheet (Economist)
Economic Data (Economist)
Economic structure (Economist)
The political and economic forecast (Economist)
Iran: The Economist Intelligence Unit--Access to information is available by subscription.
Iran in facts and figures (BBC)-Provides a gerneral overview.
U.S. Library of Congress-Provides background information on Iran.
Iran's Economy (CRS June 2008)
Economy - overview (CIA)
Country Profile & Business Guide (Atieh Bahar)
Economic Trends (Central Bank of Iran)-Key economic ratios and long-term trends.
Iran: Directory of Development Organizations (PDF)
How Iran Finances Itself (MES)
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance (Persian)
Vice Ministry of Economic affairs and Finance
Economic Research Institute (Ministry of Finance & Economic Affairs)
School of Economic Affairs
Iran's Economy-Report by the Department of Energy-Focuses on Oil & Gas and economic news.
EIA - Historical Energy Data on Iran-Provides data, forecasts, country analysis brief and other analysis.
The Monthly Energy Chronology (U.S. Department of Energy)-Posts energy related news and events from various sources.
Persian Gulf Oil and Gas Exports Fact Sheet (U.S. Department of Energy)-Provides comprehensive information on the reserves, capacity and production of countries in the Persian Gulf.
Caspian Oil and Gas (U.S. Department of Energy)
Caspian Sea Oil (Princeton University)-Energy and the environment in the Caspian states.
Caspian Energy Project (CSIS)-Analysis by the Center for Strategic & International Studies.
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
Iran Facts & Figures (OPEC)
OPEC Fact Sheet
Iran's Credit Rating (MES)-Analysis of Iran's credit rating.
Exposure Fee Advice Iran (Export-Import Bank of the United States)
Iran - Moody's
Commercial Risk in Iran (ERG-Switzerland)-Commercial risk for Iranian Banks.
World Energy Sanctions (U.S. Energy Information Administration, April 29, 1999.)
An overview of the Foreign Assets Control Regulations relating to Iran -By U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control.
Iran Sanctions Program - Guidelines and Information-By U.S. Department of Treasury.
What You Need To Know About US Economic Sanctions (Persian)
U.S. Government Reports
Business and Financial News
Abrar Economic (Persian)
BBC Persian Business
Donya-e-Eqtesad (Persian)-Features daily economic news.
Economic News Agency
Econonmic News (Atieh Bahar)
Financial Times: Middle East & Africa
Iran Business News
Forsat-online business magazine
Iran Exports-Bimonthly trade magazine focusing on foreign trade and economic issues. Includes oil and gas updates.
IranMania: Business & Economy-Aggregates the news from IRNA and foreign news wires. It also features some original reports.
IRIB Business & Economy-Focuses on economic news and oil & gas industries.
IRNA Economy (English)-The official news agency of Iran is a very reliable source of information about official economic news in Iran.
IRNA Economy (Persian)
Iran International -Focuses on the economy, trade and industry.
Iran Economy Information Center (Persian)
Iran Investment Monthly
Iran Weekly Press Digest: Economics
Daily Market Summary (Tehran Stock Exchange)
Iran Bourse (Persian)
Mehr News: Economic
Moj News (Persian)
Pars Investment (English/Persian)-Provides information and news on the Tehran Stock Exchange.
Press TV: Business News-Financial news from Iran.
Yahoo Asia Search Results
Oil and Gas News
Alexander's Gas and Oil Middle East News-Articles are updated twice a month.
CNN Commodities (Oil Prices)
The Energy Intelligence Group-Features news, data, and analysis on the energy industry.
Iran Oil and Gas News-Posts headlines and feature articles on the Irainan energy indursty.
Iran Oil and Gas-Latest news about the Iranian oil and gas industry.
Oil and Gas International (Subscription Required)
Oil & Gas Journal-Provides up to date news of the Oil & Gas industry.
Oil & Gas Newsfeed
Oil & Gas Online-Features news and information on international petroleum industry.
Oil Review Middle East-Published five times a year covers the GCC states and Iran to North Africa and the Caspian. (PDF)
Petroenergy Information Network (P.I.N.)-Provides up to date news on Iran's Petrochemical industry and related energy industries.
Press TV: Energy News-Features the latest oil and gas news from Iran.
Schlumberger-Provides oilfield services and IT consulting.
World Oil Magazine-Covers oil and gas exploration, drilling and production news.
WRTG Economics (Oil News)-provides data, analysis, planning and forecast services primarily for the energy and petrochemical industries.
Yahoo! News Full Coverage-Oil and Gas-Provides the latest energy news from major wires.
Ministry of Commerce (English/Persian)
Export Guarantee Fund of Iran-EGF provides exporters with credit guarantees and export insurance policies.
Government Trading Corporation of Iran -G.T.C. is affiliated to the Ministry of Commerce and assigned to import essential commodities.
Iran Chamber of Commerce-industries & Mines (English/Persian)- comprehensive coverage of trade subjects.
Iran Chamber Business Portal
Iranian Scientific Commerce Association (ISCA)
Iran Trade Promotion Organization
Iran Trade Point Network (Iran)-Very comprehensive trade guide.
Institute For Trade Studies And Research
Iran National E-Trade Bridge-Created under the scheme of International Trade Centre's E-Trade Bridge Programme for Small and Medium Size Enterprises.
Iran Trade Association-U.S. based, independent business and networking organization.
Iran: Trade Information Center (US Department of Commerce)
Guide to the Iranian Market (IRTP)
Iran Trade Performance (UNCTAD)
Snapshot of Business Environment — Iran (World Bank)
Doing Business in Iran (The Economist Intelligence Unit )-Covers news, market profile, E-readiness ranking and much more.
Doing Business in Iran (Iranian Trade Org)-Covers import licensing, tariffs and taxes, foreign exchange, methods of payment, pre-shipment insp. & documents samples and advertising matter.
Doing Business in Iran
Doing Business in Iran (Dayarayan) | Iran at a Glance
Iran Business Etiquette
Iran - Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Iran Profile (Australian Trade Commission)
Iran: UK Trade & Investment
Infoexport: The Canadian Embassy in Iran
Market Prospect (Canadian Embassy in Iran)
Iran: exportation, exporter, vendre, implantation, investir, s'implanter (France. Ministère des Affairs Etrangers)
Iran: Country information at the Dutch Export Site.
Iran: New Zealand: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Iran: Country Brief - Trade New Zealand (PDF)
Middle East Contacts: Trade New Zealand
Iran: Market accessibility (Interex.be)
Atieh Bahar Consulting-Private strategic consulting firm.
Resources (Atieh Bahar)
Iran Trade Network
Iran: Emerging from Conflict (The Stanley Foundation)
International Commerce Center of Iran-Directory of Iranian Commerce, Trade, Business, E-Commerce.
Iran Investment News-Affiliated to Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mine.
Iran Export-Comprehensive export guide.
Export Promotion Center of Iran
Iran Export-Import Regulation Act 2001-2002
Iran Fair (International Exhibitions Co.)-Exhibition calendar, current events, and rules and regulations.
Iran: Middle East Events-Covers events, exhibitions, seminars and trade shows.
Iran: Muslim Trade
Iranian Inc. for Contemporary International Conferences & Fairs (IICIC)-Features domestic and international gatherings and trade shows.
Iran Logistics Society
IDRO International Trading Co -International trading company focusing on export and promotion of Iranian manufactured goods and services.
KISH Trade Promotion Center
EU-Iran Trade Relations (European Union) | Trade Statistics
EU-Iran Economic Relations (NetIran)
Iran Hot Country Page - USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
International Company of New Way in Commerce-A Trade portal providing leads. Includes export/import news in Persian.
Penn World Tables: Iran
Iran: BIS - Department of Commerce
Trade in Goods (Imports, Exports and Trade Balance) with Iran (US Census Bureau)
Stat-USA (Subscription)-Provides official trade information.
International Chambers of Commerce
Iran-Belgium Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Irano British Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Mines-Promotes Bilateral Trade and Investment.
Iran Canada Chamber of Commerce
Chambre Franco-Iranienne de Commerce & d'Industrie (CFICI)
Irano-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Iran-Italy Chamber of commerce Industries and mines (IICCIM)
Swedish-Iranian Chamber of Commerce (SICC)
Business & Trade Law
Economic Laws-Comprehensive coverage of trade laws in Iran.
Laws and Regulations (IRTP)-The law of import and export, banking laws and more.
Iran's Customs Regulations (Iran Trade Zone)
Iran's Taxation System
Taxation in Iran
Copyright Law (UNESCO Translation)
Iran: WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization-In Adobe PDF-Format.
Ratification by the Islamic Republic of Iran of the Stockholm Act (1967) - WIPO
Trademark laws of Iran-By an Iranian business law attorney.
Iran Rules and Regulations - Iran Law Library-By an Iranian business law attorney.
Iran Labour Law (ILO)
Free Trade Zones Law & Regulation (IFITZ)
Foreign Investments in Iran
Full Text of New Law on Encouragement and Protection of Foreign Investment (July 8, 2002)
The New Foreign Investment Law (August 2000)
Iran: Foreign Investment Debate Heats Up (RFE/RL)
1955 Foreign Investment Law
US Trade Sanctions
Sanctions Program Summaries - Iran-By U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control.
Legal Documents: Iran-By U.S. Department of Treasury.
Sanctions Against Iran (Global Policy)
World Energy Sanctions (U.S. Energy Information)
Iran and Libya Sanctions Legislation (dbtrade)
Iran-Libya Sanctions Act (U.S.)
Associations & Institutions
Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO)
Iran Industrial Estates Corporation
Industrial Management Institute
Institute of Standard and Industrial Research of Iran (ISIRI)
Iranian Organization of Scientific & Technical Research (IROST)
Iranian Engineering Development Co.
Company & Industry Information
The Trend of Industries in Iran
Iran Profile: Industrial Trends (Bisnetworld)
Industrial Information Network (Persian)
ARAK Industry Infobase
Data Base of Iranian Companies (Iran)
Iran Access (Business Directory)-Index of Manufacturing, production and services.
Profile of Companies (Iran Yellow Pages)
Iranian Corporate Information-Provides links to information about Iranian companies and industries.
Iran Business Profile (France)
Iran Forest Resources (FAO)
Ministry of Agricultural Jahad
Iranian Agriculture News Agency (Persian) | English
Agricultural Research and Education organization (AREO)-The research arm for the Ministry of Agricultural Jahad.
Soil Conservation and Watershed Management Research Institute (SCWMRI)
Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran
Agricultural Bank of Iran
Agricultural Insurance of Iran-Protects farmers against crop losses due to adverse weather conditions.
Iran Agro Food-Provides agriculture and food information.
Iran Grain-State grain organization.
Iranian Agricaltural Economics Society
Agriculture and Food: Iran (WRI)
Iran Sericultuer Co.
Agriculture to Iran (Australian Trade Commission)
Iran: At a Glance (Agri-Food Canada)-Provides statistics on Canada-Iran Agri-Food Trade.
Iran: Agri-Food Country Profile Statistical Overview (Agri-Food Trade Service - Canada)
Iran Export Requirnment (USDA)-Eligible and ineligible products.
Crop Reference Data (USDA) | Mideast
Crop Explorer (USDA)
Attache Reports (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Iran Profile (Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators)
Agricultural Census 1988 - UN FAO (PDF)
The State of Agriculture - UN FAO (1998)
Profile (FAO)-Provides general information, maps, link to resources and news.
Iran: FAO Fact Sheet
Agriculture, Horticulture & Fisheries Market in Iran (UK)-Provdies an overview of the industry and describes the characteristics of market.
Status of Agriculture in the Iranian Economy (ICCIM)
Iran - Agriculture - Production, Consumption, Imports, & Exports
Investigation the Potential of Investment in Agricultural Sector of Iran
Iranian Agriculture and Salinity
Future of Iranian Agriculture (World Bank)
Agriculture and Food-- Islamic Republic of Iran
Agriculture Info (Salam Iran)-Covers the agriculture and fisheries industries.
Cotton - the White Gold (ICCIM)
Iranian Date and Its Market in the World (ICCIM)
Production and undercultivation of agricultural product in Iran and the world - 1988-97 (IRTP)
Iran Fisheries Network (Persian/English)
Law and Regulations
Iran Fisheries Research Organization (Persian/English)
Iran Seafood Expo
Shilat (Caviar)-A Look at Iranian Fisheries Company
Law of Exploitation and protection of the Aquatic Resources (FAO)
Iran Fisheries Profile (FAO)
Iranian Fisheries (Agroofood)
Shilat (Iran Export)
Industrial Fishing Co of Iran
Seafood Consumption Low (Iran Daily)
Freshwater Fishes of Iran
The Status of Tuna Fisheries in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Projects - Iran, Islamic Republic of : Fisheries Project (World Bank)
Consultancy on fisheries development, Iran (FAO)
Iran Water Resources Management Organization (Persian)
Water News Network (Persian)
National Water And Waste Water Engineering co.
Water Research Institute
Iranian National Committee on Large Dams
Water Resources and Freshwater Ecosystems: Iran (WRI)
Long-Term Development Strategies for Iran's Water Resources (WRM)
Aquastat Iran Water Resources (FAO)
Regional Centre on Urban Water Management
Contribution of IRAN On Implementation of IHP-V (UNESCO)
Water Crisis in Iran [PART I] (NetIran)
Water Crisis in Iran [PART II] (NetIran)
The Watershed Situation in Iran
Watershed Management Plan For KARUN River in Iran
Water in Iran (1UpInfo)
IWMI Country Activities - Iran
Water Policy Development in IR of Iran (Inpim Org)
Iran: World Bank To Support Urban Upgrading, Water Supply And Sanitation
Iran: Water Supply and Sanitation Project
Charging for Irrigation Water: The Issues and Options with a Case Study from Iran (Perry) (World Bank Group)
Water Challenges (Iran Daily)
Water Resources (Pahlavi Era)
From Wetland to Wasteland (NASA)
Iran speaks up for water rights (BBC)
Iran-Kuwait water plan unveiled (BBC)
Iran facing drought catastrophe (BBC)
Automotive Industry in Iran-Brief history and background information on the automotive industry.
Automotive Industry Market in Iran (UK)-Provides a historical background, a review of current industry conditions and tips for doing business in Iran.
Automotive Industry-Covers the latest Automotive Technology product news and press releases.
Automotive Industry and Market of Iran 2007
Iran Market Overview (PSA Peugeot Citroën)
Iran Automotive (Archive)-Features general information about autos, motorcycles and parts.
FDI in Iran's auto industry picks up speed
Iran Khodro Industrial Group-Established in 1962, it manufactures a variety of vehicles and parts for domestic use and exports.
Renault Pars-A joint venture company which coordinates cooperation between Renault and Iran Khodro & Saipa.
Supplying Automotive Parts Company (SAPCO)-A subsidiary of Iran Khodro.
Iran Auto Parts Manufacturing Association-Established in 1995, IAPMA is an association of manufacturers involve in the production of automotive parts and components.
Tehran International Automotive Fair
Banking Law (Ministry of Commerce)
Central Bank of Iran-Responsible for Iranian monetary policy, issuing banknotes and coins, regulating and supporting Iran's principal systems for clearing and settling payments.
Monetary Policy (CBI)
Laws & Regulations (CBI)
Payment Systems (CBI)
Central Bank Regulations on Imported Goods
History of Banking in Iran-The Internal Publication of Bank Tejarat Winter 1998.
Islamic Banking: Interest-Free or Interest-Based?
Bank Mellat & Privatisation?
Islamic Money and Banking
Islamic Banking (List of Banks)
Bank of Industry & Mine
Eqtesad Novin Bank
Bank Keshavarzi-Agricultural bank of Iran.
Bank Saderat-Established in 1952, the bank has one of the largest networks of banks in Iran and the Middle East.
Bank Sepah (UK)
Export Development Bank of Iran-Established in 1991 with the objective of expanding non-oil exports and encouraging economic and commercial interchanges with the other countries.
Credit Lyonnais en Iran (BL)
IBG Middle East (Iran Investment Banking Group)
Post Bank of Iran
Saman Eqtesad Bank-Private bank established in 1999.
Information & Communications Technology
Ministry of Information & Communications Technology
Data Communication of IRAN (DCI)
Telecommunications Company of Iran
Iran Telecommunication Research Center
Post Co. of Iran
Iran Space Agency-Provides production and distribution of satellite data.
Communications & Internet
Iran: Communications (CIA Fact Book)
Communication in Iran (Trade Partnes UK)
ICT at a glance (World Bank)
Information Technology in IRAN (American University)
Iran Net (Internet-Iran)-Services include domain registration and name hosting.
Iran Communications 2000
Internet, Mobile and Satellite in Iran (NetIran)
History of the Internet in Iran (NetIran)
Internet Filtering in Iran in 2004-2005: A Country Study
Status of the Internet in Iran
The Internet in revolutionary Iran
Iran's Telecom and Internet Sector
Iran Mobile Network-Iran Mobile Phone Information Network
Iran opens up mobile phone market (BBC)
MTN 'in Iran mobile network deal' (BBC)
GSM Coverage in Iran
National Security and the Internet in the Persian Gulf Region: Iran
Network Startup Resource Center (Internet-Iran)-Links to various resources.
Iran Ecommerce-Provides an opportunity for businesses to buy and sell their products and services by identifying the consumers and suppliers.
Management Information and Communication Promotion Center
Foreign computer companies in Iran
Defence & Aerospace
Aerospace Industries Organization (A.I.O.)-Engaged in the research, design, development and manufacture of missiles and aerospace projects.
Iran Aircraft ManufacturingEngaged in the design, development and manufacture of the AN-140, Abadil and Sanjaghak aircrafts.
Defence Industries Organization (D.I.O.)-Established in 1924, D.I.O. produces a wide range of military equipment.
Ammunition Industries Group (AMIG)-Designs, develops and manufactures a full range of ammunition and small arms.
Iran Electronics Industries (IEI Military)-Designs, develops and produces electronics for aerospace and military applications.
Iran Space Agency-Provides production and distribution of satellite data.
Iran space program (Astronautix)
Iran and Space Communications (Global Security)
Iran’s Space Plans
First Iranian satellite launched (BBC)
Iran launches satellite carrier (BBC)
Iran plans to launch humans into space (Newscientist)
Iran's Space Adventure (Video)
Iranian Space Program 2008 (Video)
Ministry of Petroleum
National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC)
National Iranian Gas Company
National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC)-Latest news about NISOC contracts and tenders.
National Iranian Drilling Company
Research Institute for Petroleum-Established in 1959 as a subsidiary of NIOC, focuses on R&D .
National Petrochemical Company of Iran-Responsible for the development of Iran's petrochemical industry. The site provides an annual report, background information on the industry, R&D activities and more.
Institute for International Energy Studies (English/Persian)-Established in 1991, IIES promotes energy studies in Iran.
Iranian Association for Energy Economics (English/Persian)-Established in 1995, IRAEE aims at examining and researching projects regarding energy economics and energy-related issues.
Iranian Offshore Engineering & Construction Co.-Established in 1993, IOEC is a general contractor in offshore oil & gas projects.
Oil, Gas, Refining & Petrochemical Market in Iran (Trade Partners UK)
Employment in Iran
Iran’s Unemployment Crisis - MEES (October 11, 2004)
AgahJobs-Private recruitment agency
Atieh Roshan-an independent Strategic Human Resources Consulting firm.
IranTalent- Specializes in providing qualified bilingual staff for Iranian companies and international firms operating in Iran.
Job Iran-Features job search, career news, company profiles, and resource center.
Mashaghel-Online Job database.
Insurance Industry in Iran (Haminoor Consultancy)-Provides background information, statistics, and future prospects for the industry.
Insurance Investment Climate (Iran Export)-Provides background information about the industry and companies.
Bimeh Markazi Iran (Central Insurance Of Iran)-Responsible for regulating the insurance industry in Iran. The site provides comprehensive information about the insurance industry in Iran.
Agricultural Insurance of Iran-Protects farmers against crop losses due to adverse weather conditions.
Alborz Insurance (Iran)-Established in 1959, Alborz insurance is a general insurance company.
Bimeh Asia (Iran)
Dana Insurance (Iran)-Established in 1967, Dana insurance is one of the largest private insurance companies in Iran.
Export and Investment Insurance Comapny (EIIC)-Protects exporters and investors against commercial and political risks. Iranian insurance companies are the shareholders of EIIC.
Iran Insurance Company-Established in 1935, Iran insurance is a state owned company.
Karafarin Insurance-First private non-governmental organization insurance company in the main land of Iran.
Medical Service Insurance Organization (MSIO)-Provides insurance for government employees, self-employed and rural households.
Rahavard Insurance Company
Marching Towards Privatization (Middle East Strategies)
Free Trade Zones
Secretariat of the High Council of Iran Free Trade-Industrial Zones
A Review of the Law of "Trade and Industrial Free Zones"
Law on Insurance Operations in FTZs
Full Text of Bylaw on Monetary and Banking Operations in FTZs
Free Trade Zones
Strategies for successful business development in Iran
Chabahar Free Zone
Kish Free Trade Zone-Provides general information on the island as well as investment opportunities.
Qeshm Free Zone
Ministry of Mines and Metals
Mining Code of Iran
Mines & Metals Special Economic Zone
Iran Mines and Mining Resources (Mininglife.com)
The Mineral Industry of Iran in 2005 (USGS)
The Mineral Industry of Iran in 2004 (USGS)
The Mineral Industry of Iran in 2003 (USGS)
The Mineral Industry of Iran in 2002 (USGS)
The Mineral Industry of Iran in 2001 (USGS)
The Mineral Industry of Iran in 2000 (USGS)
Geological Survey of Iran
National Geoscience Database of Iran
Copper Deposits in Iran (NASA)
Prospecting from Orbit. (NASA)
Iran's Uranium Reserves
Iranian Aluminum Company (IRALCO)
Iranian Mining Engineering Organization (Persian)
National Iranian Copper Industries Company
Iran's Mining Sector (MEDTEEL)
Mining to Iran (Australia Trade Commission)
Ministry of Energy (Water and Power)-Responsible for the supply of water and electricity in Iran.
Energy Information Center - Ministry of Energy-Established in 1995, EIC is responsible for providing energy information and science. Contains background information, library, statistics and articles.
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI)
Farab Hydro PowerAn affiliate of Ministry of Energy and a general contractor of hydro power plants.
Niroo Research Institute-Research organization affiliated to the Ministry of Energy.
Tavanir-Power generation & Transmission Management Organization of Iran.
Power Industry Challenges (Iran Daily)
The Power Industry in Iran (NetIran)
New Power Industries Law in Iran (NetIran)
Power Industry in Iran Ready for Attraction of Foreign Investments (NetIran)
Power Industry Challenges
Iran: Power Generation - Valve World
Power Market in Iran (UK)
Iran: Energy, Economics and Electricity Information - 2003 (IAEA) | 2002 (PDF)
Iran Real Estate Guide-Very comprehensive online real estate guide.
Ministry of Housing & Urban Development (Persian)
MHUD: Civil Engineering & Construction Division (Nezam Mohandesi)
Iran construction Information Center (Persian)-Provides the latest construction news (Ministry of Housing and Urban Development).
International Consultants and Contractors Association of Iran (ICCA)-A non-governmental and non-profit organization which aims at promoting its member companies internationally.
Moshaverin -Real estate information center.
Bam Reconstruction Office
Tehran Stock Exchange-Features daily market summary, indices and foreign exchange.