EghtesadOnline: Iran attracted $3.8 billion of foreign investments during the first half of the current fiscal year (March 20-Sept. 21) for the projects approved by the Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: A total of $200 million in foreign investment were made in Maku Free Trade Zone’s production units since 2013 when President Hassan Rouhani first took office.
EghtesadOnline: A total of $2.1 billion worth of investments have been made by 231 foreign investors in Iran’s industrial towns by March 19, creating 19,862 jobs.
EghtesadOnline: The economic freedom index of Iran has improved by 19 ranks, but the country is still far from claiming it has a free economy attractive for foreign investments, the latest ranking of the Fraser Institute shows.
EghtesadOnline: Iran will strongly support domestic and foreign investments in its power industry, Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said, as the country pushes for raising the share of renewable energy and add thousands of megawatts to its power generation capacity over the next decade.