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Iran (Islamic Republic of)-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Economic forecasts


 
Indicators
2005
2006
GDP (USD billion)
203.310  
242.214  
Real GDP growth (constant prices)
5.7 % 
5.4 %
GDP per capita (USD)
2926.257  
3427.919  
Inflation rate
18.5 % 
18.5 % 
Source : IMF - 2005 data


General economic indicators

Indicators 2002 2003 2004
GDP (USD billion) 113.7   137.1   162.7  
Real GDP growth (constant prices) 7.4 % 6.6 % 6.5 %
GDP per capita (USD) 1630   1715   1812  
Inflation rate 14.3 % 16.5 % 14.8 %
Unemployment rate 12.8%   11.6%   ..  
External debt (USD billion) 9   12   ..  
Rial rate on 12/31 (1 US$)   7900   7900   7900  
Sources : IMF - 2005 data, World bank, Oanda


GDP per activity sector 2002 2003 2004
Agriculture and fishing 11.7%   11.3%   10.9%  
Industry and mining 40.6%   41.2%     41.0%  
Services 47.7%   47.6%     48.1%  
Sources : World bank


Investments


FDI inflows (USD million) 2002 2003 2004 World rank
Foreign Direct Investments (F.D.I.) 548   482   500   84 / 197
Source : UNCTAD "World Investment Report 2005 "


Foreign Trade


General indicators


Indicators (USD billion) 2002 2003 2004
Imports of goods (f.o.b.) ..   ..   ..  
Export of goods (f.o.b) ..   ..   ..  
Trade balance ..   ..   ..  
Balance of payments ..   ..   ..  
Sources : World bank, IMF


Indicators 2002 2003 2004
Share of foreign trade in GDP 52.1%   48.2%   45.8%  
Share of imports in GDP 24.7%   22.9%   22.3%  
Share of exports in GDP 27.4%   25.3%   23.5%  
Imports of goods and services (percent change) 16.1%   8.0%   5.0%  
Exports of goods and services (percent change) 1.1%   11.2%   7.4%  
Sources : World bank, IMF


Trade in goods/services by major category


2003 Imports Exports
Total Trade in Goods (USD billion):     ..     ..    
Agricultural raw materials 2%   0%  
Food products 11%   4%  
Hydrocarbons 6%   88%  
Manufactured products (chemicals, machines,...) 79%   8%  
Ores and metals 2%   1%  
Other goods 0%   -1%  


2003 Imports Exports
Total Trade in Services (USD billion): ..   ..  
Transport ..   ..  
Tourisme ..   ..  
Other services (insurance, financial services, telecommunications,...) ..   ..  
Source : World Bank


Trade Data, by HS Code :
Source : www.intracen.org, last available data


Trade by partner countries



Main clients
(% of exports)
2004
Areas, nes   83.4%  
United Arab Emirates   2.7%  
Iraq   1.3%  
Japan   1%  
Germany   1%  

Main suppliers
(% of imports)
2004
United Arab Emirates   12%  
Germany   11%  
France   7.6%  
Italy   6.3%  
China   5.5%  
Source : COMTRADE


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