Iran’s civilisations goes back to the year 4000 BC making it one of the world’s oldest and continuous nation.
A population of 80 Million – most of whom are young (50% are under 25 years old) and highly educated (93% of the population are literate) which is key to secure a long-term competitive advantage.
Iran has the 4th biggest oil and the 2nd biggest gas reserves in the world. Put the two together and it’s the most energy-rich country in the world. Unlike other OPEC countries Iran has other aspects to its economy.
Largest economy in the Middle East
largest population in the Middle East
largest hydrocarbon reserves
largest oil reserves
Estimate in annual foreign investment to jump-start its $400 billion economy.
Expected quadrupled EU trade volume by 2018.