Middle East Economic Survey


No 16



Another Round Of Iran Privatization Under Way

The Deputy Head ofIrans Privatization Organization, Mahdi Aghdai, has said that the shares of 12 major industrial state entities worth $630mn are being offered for sale on the Tehran Stock Market (TSE) over the period 11-20 April. This is the first major privatization in the new Iranian year which started on 21 March. Last year the governments drive to sell state assets attracted only a...