Iran Foreign Direct Investment

1997 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Iran Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 2.4 USD bn in Dec 2017, compared with an increase of 3.0 USD bn in the previous year. Iran Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1997 to Dec 2017. The data reached an all-time high of 4.3 USD bn in Dec 2011 and a record low of 15.6 USD mn in Dec 1999. CEIC shifts year-end for annual Foreign Direct Investment. The Central Bank of Islamic Republic of Iran provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD. Foreign Direct Investment is reported in annual frequency, ending in March of each year.

In the latest reports of Iran, Current Account recorded a surplus of 26.7 USD bn in Mar 2019. Iran Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 100.0 USD mn in Dec 2017. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 73.4 USD mn in Dec 2017. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 144.7 USD bn in Mar 2020.

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Iran Foreign Direct Investment

What was Iran's Foreign Direct Investment in 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2,356.9 2017 3,026.2 2016 15.6 1999 4,314.1 2011 USD mn yearly 1997 - 2017

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.4 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -7,959.678 Sep 2018 quarterly Jun 2005 - Sep 2018
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 33,686.158 2017 yearly 1996 - 2017
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.6 2017 yearly 1996 - 2017
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 15.1 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (IRR bn) 22,258,118.640 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (IRR bn) 41,082,147.230 2025 yearly 1996 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (IRR bn) 13,439,992.580 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Govt Revenues excl Special Rev: Tax: on Goods & Services: Value Added (IRR bn) 269,400.000 2018 yearly 2009 - 2018

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