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Economic 360 for Iran: Growth Prospects and Emerging Opportunities in the Chemical Industry Product Image

Economic 360 for Iran: Growth Prospects and Emerging Opportunities in the Chemical Industry

  • ID: 2155419
  • December 2011
  • Region: Iran
  • 80 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan

The abundant availability of oil and gas in Iran is the biggest advantage for the country’s petrochemicals sector. The Iranian Government has fostered a favourable investment climate in the emerging chemicals industry by initiating numerous petrochemical projects. The country’s fifth five year plan (2010-2015) consists of ambitious development plans aimed at privatization, which is expected to double the petrochemical output by 2015. As a part of the privatization programme, the government had decided to sell 80.0 per cent of its share in the National Petrochemical Industry (NPC), in the sectors of methanol, ethylene, urea and ammonia, to private parties by 2014. The government is also creating opportunities for investors in the production of fertilizers, nitro benzene and polymer alloys.

Apart from the production capacity expansion of methanol, urea, ammonia, ethylene, polyethylene, propylene and polyvinyl chloride, revenues from petrochemicals exports will also raise the profile of the industry and make it one of the pillars of the economy. The sector contributes around 12.6 per cent to the gross domestic product (GDP) and is a major export revenue earner for the READ MORE >

Executive Summary
Political Factors
Economic Factors
Social Factors
Technology Factors
Legal Factors
Environmental Factors
Chemical Industry

Economic 360 Perspective: Imports (Iran), 2005-2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Foreign Direct Investment (Iran), 2005-2010
Economic 360 Perspective: Investment as a Percent of GDP (Iran) 2004-2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Key Economic Reforms (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: GDP at Current Prices and Growth Rate (Iran), 2005-2015
Economic 360 Perspective: Millennium Development Goals (Iran), 2010-2015
Economic 360 Perspective: Age and Sex Distribution (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Unemployment Rate (Iran), 2005-2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Educational Structure (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: School-Going Population (Iran), 2005 and 2010
Economic 360 Perspective: National Innovation System (Iran), 201
Economic 360 Perspective: Five-year Plan (FYP) Initiatives for Science and Technology (Iran), 1995-2009
Economic 360 Perspective: Science and Technology Parks (Iran), 2011
List of Figures
Economic 360 Perspective: Current Political Regime (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Annual Profit Rates of Bank Deposits during the Investment Period (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Synopsis of the Fifth Five-year Plan (Iran), 2010-2015
Economic 360 Perspective: Budget Expenses (Iran), 2010 and 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Economic Indicators (Iran), 2005 and 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Sector wise Investment Plans (Iran), 2011-2015
Economic 360 Perspective: Demographic Indicators (Iran), 2000-2009
Economic 360 Perspective: Human Development Index (Iran), 2000, 2005 and 2010
Economic 360 Perspective: Health Indicators (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Diseases (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Immunization Indicators (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Education Statistics (Iran), 2010
Economic 360 Perspective: Research and Development Performing Institutions (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Scientific Publications (Iran, Israel, and Turkey), 2009
Economic 360 Perspective: Human Resources in Research and Development (Iran), 2004 and 2009
Economic 360 Perspective: Key Laws (Iran), 1989-2002
Economic 360 Perspective: Labor laws (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Income Tax Slabs (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Environmental Performance Index (Middle East), 2010
Economic 360 Perspective: Air Pollution Indicators (Iran), 2010
Chemical Industry: Overview (Iran), 2011
Chemical Industry: Industry Indicators (Iran), 2006-2011
Chemical Industry: Investment Opportunities in the Petrochemical Sector (Iran), 2011
Chemical Industry: Major Upcoming Petrochemical Projects (Iran), 2011-2013
Chemical industry: Business Opportunities (Iran), 2011-201

List of Charts
Economic 360 Perspective: Key Features of Political Structure (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Crude Oil Prices and Inflation Rate (Iran), 2005-2010
Economic 360 Perspective: Co-operation with International Organizations (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Key Foreign Relations (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Foreign Relationship with Neighboring Countries (Iran), 2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Value Added by Economic Activities – Share of GDP (Iran), 2010
Economic 360 Perspective: Sources of Funding FDI (Iran), 2010-2015
Economic 360 Perspective: Exports (Iran), 2005-2011
Economic 360 Perspective: Major Environmental Issues (Iran), 2011
Chemical Industry: Major Chemical Exports (Iran), 2010
Chemical Industry: Major Chemical Imports (Iran), 2010
Chemical Industry: Petrochemicals Sector Structure (Iran), 2011
Chemical Industry: Petrochemical Production Share (Middle east), 2011
Chemical Industry: Drivers and Restraints of the Petrochemical Sector (Iran), 2012-2015
Chemical Industry: Petrochemical Production and Production Capacity (Iran), 2006-2011
Chemical industry: Targeted Capacity Expansion of Petrochemicals (Iran), 2010-2015
Chemical Industry: Sites of Petrochemical Production (Iran), 2011
Chemical Industry: Development Stage of the Petrochemical Sector (Iran), 1990-2015
Chemical Industry: Petrochemicals Exports (Iran), 2006-2010
Chemical Industry: Petrochemical Exports by Destination (Iran), 2010
Chemical Industry: Impact of Sanctions on the Petrochemical Sector (Iran), 2011
Chemical Industry: Maturity Levels in the Petrochemical Sector (Iran), 2011

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