Iran and WTO
Iran officially submitted an application to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) on 19 July 1996. From July 1996 to May 2001, Iran’s application had not been considered, mainly as a result of US ob...
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Transition economy
A transition economy or transitional economy is an economy which is changing from a centrally planned economy to a market economy. Transition economies undergo a set of structural transformations int...
Bonyad
Bonyads are charitable trusts in Iran that play a significant role in Iran's non-petroleum economy, controlling an estimated 20% of Iran's GDP. Exempt from taxes, they have been called "bloated", and ...
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Taxation in Iran
The fiscal year begins on March 21 and ends on March 20 of the next year. The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs is the government agency authorized to levy and collect taxes. In 2008, about 55%...
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2007 Gasoline Rationing Plan in Iran
2007 Gasoline Rationing Plan in Iran was launched by president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's cabinet to reduce that country's fuel consumption. Although Iran is one of the world's largest producers of petrole...
Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی ‎ / Sepāh-e Pāsdārān-e Enqelāb-e Eslāmi, or Sepāh for short), often called Revolutionary Guards, is a b...
Iranian Economic Reform Plan
The economy of Iran is a mixed and transition economy with a large public sector. Some 60% of the economy is centrally planned. It is dominated by oil and gas production, although over 40 industries a...
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Import substitution industrialization
Import substitution industrialization (ISI) is a trade and economic policy which advocates replacing foreign imports with domestic production. ISI is based on the premise that a country should attemp...
Health care in Iran
Healthcare in Iran is based on three pillars: the public-governmental system, the private sector, and NGOs. The healthcare and medical sector's market value in Iran was almost US $24 billion in 2002 a...
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IRGC
The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی ‎ / Sepāh-e Pāsdārān-e Enqelāb-e Eslāmi, or Sepāh for short), often called Revolutionary Guards, is a b...
Ministry of Welfare and Social Security (Iran)
The Ministry of Welfare and Social Security (Persian: وزارت رفاه و تأمین اجتماعی‎) established in 2004 and dissolved in 2011, was an Iranian government body responsible for the oversight of Soci...
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Industry of Iran
According to a report by the Economist, Iran has been ranked 39th for producing $23 billion of industrial products in 2008. From 2008 to 2009 Iran has leaped to 28th place from 69th place in annual in...
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Transport in Iran
Transport in Iran is inexpensive because of the government's subsidization of the price of gasoline. The downside is a huge draw on government coffers, economic inefficiency because of highly wasteful...
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Communications in Iran
Iran’s telecommunications industry is almost entirely state-owned, dominated by the Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI). Fixed-line penetration in 2004 was relatively well-developed by regional st...
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List of Major Iranian Companies
This is a list of prominent companies based in Iran.
* Holding Company
List of Major Iranian Companies - Wikipedia
Mining in Iran
Mining in Iran is underdeveloped, yet the country is one of the most important mineral producers in the world, ranked among 15 major mineral-rich countries, holding some 68 types of minerals, 37 ...
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Tourism in Iran
The landscape of Iran is diverse, providing a range of activities from hiking and skiing in the Alborz mountains, to beach holidays by the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. Over the next five years a ...
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Agriculture in Iran
Roughly one-third of Iran's total surface area is suited for farmland, but because of poor soil and lack of adequate water distribution in many areas, most of it is not under cultivation.Only 12% of t...
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Intellectual property in Iran
Iran is a member of the WIPO since 2001 and has acceded to several WIPO intellectual property treaties. Iran joined the Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (Paris Convention) in 1959....
Foreign Direct Investment in Iran
Foreign direct investment in Iran (FDI) has been hindered by unfavorable or complex operating requirements and by international sanctions, although in the early 2000s the Iranian government liberalize...
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Banking and Insurance in Iran
Since 2001 the Iranian Government has moved toward liberalising the banking sector, although progress has been slow. In 1994 Bank Markazi (the central bank) authorised the creation of private credit i...
Tehran Stock Exchange
The Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) (Persian: بورس اوراق بهادار تهران‎) is Iran's largest stock exchange, which first opened in 1967. The TSE is based in Tehran. As of May 2012, 339 companies with a...
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Iranian rial
The Iranian rial (in Persian: ریال ایران ; ISO 4217 code IRR) is the currency of Iran and, as of 2014, remains the world's least valued currency unit.Although the "toman" is no longer an official...
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Construction in Iran
The construction industry of Iran is divided into two main sections. The first is government infrastructure projects, which are central for the cement industry. The second is the housing industry. In ...
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Social Security Organization (Iran)
Social Security Organization (SSO) is a social insurer organization in Iran which provides coverage of wage-earners and salaried workers as well as voluntary coverage of self-employed persons. In 1975...
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Government of Iran
The politics of Iran take place in a framework of presidential democracy and theocracy in a format of Syncretic politics that is guided by an Islamist ideology. The December 1979 constitution, and its...
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Gaap
Gaap (also Tap, Coap, Taob, Goap) is a goetic demon described in the Lesser Key of Solomon, the Pseudomonarchia Daemonum, the Dictionnaire Infernal, and the Munich Manual of Demonic Magic, as a Prince...