Iran attracts $12bn foreign investment since New Year

Visiting Semnan province in the center of Iran to inaugurate several economic projects in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution, Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Masoud Karbasian told reporters that the economic growth rate without oil revenues is estimated at 6% and with oil revenues at 7%.
Saying that $30 billion worth of foreign investment was predicted for the current Iranian year, Karbasian added “an amount of $12 billion has been attracted so far.”