Iranian Oil Bourse
The Iranian Oil Bourse (Persian: بورس نفت ایران‎), International Oil Bourse, Iran Petroleum Exchange Kish Exchange or Oil Bourse in Kish (IOB; the official English language name is unclear) also...
National Iranian Oil Company
The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) (Persian: شرکت ملّی نفت ایران‎ Sherkat-e Melli-ye Naft-e Īrān), a government-owned corporation under the direction of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran, i...
National Iranian Petrochemical Company
The National Petrochemical Company (NPC), a subsidiary to the Iranian Petroleum Ministry, is owned by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is responsible for the development and operatio...
Foreign Direct Investment in Iran
Foreign direct investment in Iran (FDI) has been hindered by unfavorable or complex operating requirements and by international sanctions, although in the early 2000s the Iranian government liberalize...
Tehran Stock Exchange
The Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) (Persian: بورس اوراق بهادار تهران‎) is Iran's largest stock exchange, which first opened in 1967. The TSE is based in Tehran. As of May 2012, 339 companies with a...
Privatization in Iran
According to the Fourth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2005-2010), the Privatization Organization of Iran affiliated to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance is in charge of setting price...
Banking in Iran
Since 2001 the Iranian Government has moved toward liberalising the banking sector, although progress has been slow. In 1994 Bank Markazi (the central bank) authorised the creation of private credit i...
Gas Exporting Countries Forum
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) is an intergovernmental organization of 11 of the world's leading natural gas producers made up of Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guin...
Communications in Iran
Iran’s telecommunications industry is almost entirely state-owned, dominated by the Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI). Fixed-line penetration in 2004 was relatively well-developed by regional st...
List of banks in Asia
This is a list of banks in Asia
Takaful
Takaful (Arabic: التكافل) is a co-operative system of reimbursement or repayment in case of loss, paid to people and companies concerned about hazards, compensated out of a fund to which they agree t...
Economic history of Iran
Prior to 1979, Iran's economic development was rapid. Traditionally an agricultural society, by the 1970s the country had undergone significant industrialization and economic modernization. This pace ...
Riba
Riba (Arabic: ربا‎ ribā, [ˈrɪbæː]) can be roughly translated as "Usury", or unjust, exploitive gains made in trade or business. Riba is mentioned and condemned in several different verses i...
William Knox D'Arcy
William Knox D'Arcy (11 October 1849 – 1 May 1917) was one of the principal founders of the oil and petrochemical industry in Persia (Iran).
He was born in Newton Abbot, England, the son of a soli...
Blogging in Iran
Following a crackdown on Iranian media beginning in 2000 many Iranians turned to weblogging (blogging) to provide and find political news. The first Persian language blog is thought to have been creat...
MSCI World
The MSCI World is a stock market index of 1,612 'world' stocks. It is maintained by MSCI Inc., formerly Morgan Stanley Capital International, and is used as a common benchmark for 'world' or 'global' ...
Iranian rial
The Iranian rial (in Persian: ریال ایران ; ISO 4217 code IRR) is the currency of Iran and, as of 2014, remains the world's least valued currency unit.Although the "toman" is no longer an official...
Banking and Insurance in Iran
Since 2001 the Iranian Government has moved toward liberalising the banking sector, although progress has been slow. In 1994 Bank Markazi (the central bank) authorised the creation of private credit i...
Russia in the European energy sector
The Russian Federation supplies a significant volume of fossil fuels and is the largest exporter of oil and natural gas to the European Union. In 2007, the European Union imported from Russia 185...
List of mobile network operators of the Middle East and Africa

In November 2011 the penetration rate was estimated at 95% over a population estimate of 39.9 million.The country's telecom regulator is ARPT.
Data Processing Iran Co.
Data Processing Iran Company (DPI) (Persian: داده‌پردازی ایران‎) is a computer, technology and IT Consulting corporation headquartered in Tehran, Iran. DPI is currently the largest technology pr...
Ghadir Investment Company
Ghadir Investment Company (Persian: سرمایه‌گذاری غدیر‎) was established in 1991 in Iran. Its activities range from managing or restructuring Iranian companies on behalf of its parent company, Sa...
Islamic Development Bank
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) (Arabic: البنك الإسلامي للتنمية ) is a multilateral development financing institution located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1973 by the Finance Minister...
Maadiran Group
The Maadiran group is an Iranian group of companies that handles the sales, support, and manufacturing of office equipment, banking, and electrical consumer products within Iran. The group is totally ...
List of Iranian companies
This is a list of prominent companies based in Iran.
* Holding Company
South Pars
The South Pars / North Dome field is a natural gas condensate field located in the Persian Gulf. It is the world's largest gas field, shared between Iran and Qatar. According to the International Ener...
Ministry of Petroleum of Iran
The Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) (Persian: وزارت نفت‎ Vezârat-e Naft) manages the oil industry, the producer of oil and petrochemical products. MoP is in charge of all issues pertaining to explor...
Assaluyeh
Asaluyeh (Persian: عسلويه‎, also Romanized as ‘Asalūyeh; also known as Asalu, and sometimes prefixed by bandar, meaning port) is a city in and the capital of Asaluyeh County, in Bushehr Province...
National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company
National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) is part of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran. NIORDC was established on 8 March 1991 and undertook to perform all operations relating to...
Insurance
Insurance is the equitable transfer of the risk of a loss, from one entity to another in exchange for payment. It is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent,...
Sanctions against Iran
Numerous governments and multinational entities impose sanctions against Iran. Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed sanctions against Iran and expanded them in 1995 to i...