EghtesadOnline: A senior trade official said on Monday that the number of foreign investors reached 946 last month, registering 16 percent increase compared to the corresponding period last year.
Addressing inaugural ceremony of the Fourth International Exhibition of Exchange, Banking, Insurance and Privatization in Kish Island, Head of the Securities and Exchange Organization Shapour Mohammadi said that the rate of foreign financial resources attracted during the said period stood at 31 percent.
Mohammadi further noted that new financial instruments have diversified investment basket for the investors and created new opportunities for them, IRNA reported.
Iran’s capital market is on track of progress and it will continue the same trend, the official said.
Fourth International Exchange, Banking, Insurance and Privatization (Kish Invex 2017) opened in Kish Island late on Monday as the country’s biggest economic event and will continue until November 2.
The Exhibition in an area of 21,000 square meters hosts 260 domestic firms and 60 foreign ones from 25 countries.
Holding 21 conferences and domestic and international expert meetings is also among programs of the event.