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...
Iranian Economic Reform Plan - Wikipedia
Traveling Iran by train | DW Documentary
Iran is opening its doors to foreigners and a train ride from the Persian Gulf to the Caspian Sea is a great way to get to know the country and its people. The travel restrictions that are now being ...
Reformist Gains In Iran Elections Clear Way For Business Boom
Gains by reformist candidates in Iranian elections open the way for changes to economic policy that will boost foreign investment and trade with the West, businessmen and analysts said on Sunday.
Iran Expects Lifting Of Sanctions Today, Officials Gather In Vienna
Iran has met its obligations in a landmark, internationally brokered nuclear arms deal, the United Nations announced Saturday in Vienna, meaning economic sanctions are lifted and Iran will quickly h...
Economic history of Iran
Prior to 1979, Iran's economic development was rapid. Traditionally an agricultural society, by the 1970s the country had undergone significant industrialization and economic modernization. This pace ...
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History of the Islamic Republic of Iran
One of the most dramatic changes in government in Iran's history was seen with the 1979 Iranian Revolution where Shah (monarch) Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was overthrown and replaced by Ayatollah Ruhollah ...
History of the Islamic Republic of Iran - Wikipedia
Demographics of Iran
Iran's population increased dramatically during the later half of the 20th century, reaching about 75 million by 2011. In recent years, however, Iran's birth rate has dropped significantly. Studies pr...
Demographics of Iran - Wikipedia
Science and technology in Iran
Iran has made considerable advances in science and technology through education and training, despite international sanctions in almost all aspects of research during the past 30 years. Iran's univers...
Science and technology in Iran - Wikipedia
Central Bank of Iran
The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran (CBI; Persian: بانک مرکزی جمهوری اسلامی ايران‎, Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islami Iran) is the central bank of Iran. It is entirely government owned. ...
Central Bank of Iran - Wikipedia
Supreme Audit Court of Iran
The Supreme Audit Court of Iran (SAC) is a government agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Located in Tehran, it is supervised by the Iranian Parliament and dates back to 1906.Articles 54 and 55 of...
Supreme Audit Court of Iran - Wikipedia
Management and Planning Organization of Iran
The Management and Planning Organization of Iran (MPO) is one of the largest governmental establishments in Iran. From 1948 until 2007 and again since 2013, it is fully responsible for preparing the c...
Privatization in Iran
According to the Fourth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2005-2010), the Privatization Organization of Iran affiliated to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance is in charge of setting price...
Privatization in Iran - Wikipedia
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...
Tehran Stock Exchange - Wikipedia
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...
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 ...
Bonyad - Wikipedia
Iranian labor law
Iranian labor law describes the rules of employment in Iran. As a still developing country, with an authoritarian government, Iran is considerably behind by international standards. It has failed to r...
Education in Iran
Education in Iran is highly centralized and is divided into K-12 education and higher education. K-12 education is supervised by the Ministry of Education and higher education is under supervision of ...
Education in Iran - Wikipedia
Iran's brain drain
According to the International Monetary Fund, the Islamic Republic of Iran had a substantial drain of highly educated individuals (15 percent) in the early 1990s. More than 150,000 Iranians left the I...
Social class in Iran
Classes in Iran have been divided up into upper class, propertied middle class, salaried middle class, working class, independent farmers, and rural wage earners. A more recent source divides Iranian ...
Social class in Iran - Wikipedia
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...
Social Security Organization (Iran) - Wikipedia
Healthcare 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...
Healthcare in Iran - Wikipedia
List of trade unions
This is a list of trade unions and union federations by country.
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...
Agriculture in Iran - Wikipedia
Geography of Iran
Geographically, Iran is located in West Asia and borders the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, and Gulf of Oman.Its mountains have helped to shape both the political and the economic history of the country ...
Geography of Iran - Wikipedia
Environmental issues in Iran
Environmental issues in Iran include, especially in urban areas, vehicle emissions, refinery operations, and industrial effluents which contribute to poor air quality. Most cars use leaded gas and lac...
Environmental issues in Iran - Wikipedia
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...
Industry of Iran - Wikipedia
Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran
The Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) known as IDRO Group was established in 1967 in Iran. IDRO Group is one of the largest companies in Iran. It is also one of the l...
Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran - Wikipedia
Iran Electronics Industries (IEI)
Iran Electronics Industries (IEI, Persian: صنایع الکترونیک ایران (Sana-ey Electronik-e Iran); also known as صاایران) is a state-owned subsidiary of Iran's Defense Industries Organization. It is a dive...
Iran Aviation Industries Organization
The Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) (Persian: سازمان صنایع هوایی ایران‎) was established in 1966 for the purpose of planning, controlling, and managing the military aviation industr...